Post Tagged with: "UNICEF"

UNICEF Draws on IBM Analytics to Give a Voice to Youth in Africa

UNICEF Draws on IBM Analytics to Give a Voice to Youth in Africa

October 24, 2013 at 09:11

Today, UNICEF receives an average of 170,000 text messages per month. Approximately 20,000 of these are unsolicited messages and initial analysis suggested that seven percent of these require immediate action […]

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Massive Campaign to get one million Somali children into school to be launched nationwide

Massive Campaign to get one million Somali children into school to be launched nationwide

September 10, 2013 at 07:30

The Somali authorities are launching a major nationwide education campaign to get one million children and youth into the classroom as part of an ambitious Go To School Initiative. The […]

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West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant

West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant

August 1, 2013 at 07:45

Source – IRIN Some 1,700 people in West Africa have contracted cholera since mid-June, a significant decline compared to the same seven-week period in 2012 when 11,834 were affected. Overall, 50,439 […]

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UNICEF and Libya sign agreement to improve basic education system

UNICEF and Libya sign agreement to improve basic education system

June 27, 2013 at 11:10

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Libyan Government today signed an agreement that aims to improve the basic education system in the North African country. “Quality education for […]

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Governments urged to support new Action Plan to save a million African child lives every year

Governments urged to support new Action Plan to save a million African child lives every year

April 15, 2013 at 09:17

•    New action plan to eliminate two of the main killer diseases of children in Africa – pneumonia and diarrhoea – launched by the World Health Organisation and UNICEF. •    UN states […]

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Health Extension Workers to Reach Communities with Essential Health Services in Namibia / No child should die of preventable diseases in Namibia

Health Extension Workers to Reach Communities with Essential Health Services in Namibia / No child should die of preventable diseases in Namibia

October 9, 2012 at 10:01

Thirty four first ever government led community outreach workers, are honored with certificates after been equipped with vital skills that will help save the lives of women and children in […]

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National Council of Child Welfare and UNICEF launch State of Sudanese Children

National Council of Child Welfare and UNICEF launch State of Sudanese Children

September 24, 2012 at 13:26

While encouraging achievements in child rights and welfare have been registered in Sudan in recent years, challenges remain, according to the State of Sudanese Children report, released today by the […]

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World Humanitarian Day Campaign Passes the 100 Million Mark and Sets its Sights on one Billion by 19 August 2012

World Humanitarian Day Campaign Passes the 100 Million Mark and Sets its Sights on one Billion by 19 August 2012

August 15, 2012 at 18:42

The campaign jumped in momentum following a breathtaking live performance on Friday night at the United Nations General Assembly by Beyoncé The global campaign that aims to make social media […]

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Launch of Namibia’s 16th national immunization days (NIDs) campaign

Launch of Namibia’s 16th national immunization days (NIDs) campaign

May 31, 2012 at 13:05

WHAT:     LAUNCH OF NAMIBIA’S 16TH NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION DAYS (NIDs) CAMPAIGN WHO:     Minister of Health and Social Services, The Hon. Dr Richard Nchabi Kamwi; Governor of Oshikoto, Hon. Penda ya Ndakolo; […]

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Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

May 4, 2012 at 13:57

UNICEF is calling on all South Africans to unite behind the goal of zero violence against children. In the run up to Child Protection Week (28 May- 3 June), its […]

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