A draft law, which among other things seeks to ban violence against children is expected to be submitted to parliament later this year.
UNICEF’s Yemen mission said that there had been an “alarming increase” in cholera-related deaths.
To sensitize media students with public health reporting skills, Unicef India, in partnership with Oxford University, held a three-month long awareness and skill development programme in Delhi for the first time in India
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UNICEF said it would need a full $2.8 billion (2.6 billion euros) in 2016 to help millions of children in humanitarian emergencies around the world.
An additional 160 million kids are growing up in areas suffering severe droughts, mostly in Africa, UNICEF said in the report titled “Unless We Act Now.”
Nearly half of the infant deaths are tied to malnutrition, and 45 per cent occur during the first 28 days of life.
The elimination of MNT as a public health problem means that the annual rate is less than 1 per 1000 live births.
Project to be part of school syllabus next year.
178 villages in the district have achieved 100% open defecation free status; Sindhudurg tops the list.
CM’s statement that state has witnessed decline in malnutrition came amid claims and counter-claims over yet-to-be released UNICEF’s Rapid Survey on Children.
The Indian Express had reported on June 30 about the government’s refusal to accept the survey.
The RSOC data on immunisation of children aged between 12 -23 months has become a bone of contention between the government and UNICEF, which did the survey.
One of the five states where immunisation coverage dipped in 2012-2013 was Gujarat.
UN children’s agency said women and children have carried out three-quarters of all reported Boko Harem suicide bombings with girls blamed for nine such attacks since July.