S. Sudan enters 3rd year of war with no solution in sight

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Sudan enters 3rd year of war with no solution in sight 

KHARTOUM, Dec. 16 — The armed conflict in South Sudan has entered its third year with no signs of a political solution to lead the new-born state toward much-needed security and stability.

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Children at more risk of disease, hunger as crisis worsens in Yemen — UNICEF

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Children at more risk of disease, hunger as crisis worsens in Yemen — UNICEF 

UNITED NATIONS, July 1 — The ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the Middle East country's health system and has exposed millions of children to the threat of preventable diseases, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today.

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DOH to provide municipalities with vaccine refrigerators

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH to provide municipalities with vaccine refrigerators 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 22 (PNA)–The Department of Health (DOH) will provide rural health units in the country with vaccine refrigerators to protect vaccine potency, Health Secretary Janette L. Garin said on Tuesday.

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UNICEF appeals for help for children affected by violence in Ukraine

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF appeals for help for children affected by violence in Ukraine 

GENEVA, Jan. 28 — Over 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in Donetsk city amid the ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

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