Tag Archives: UNICEF

Rotary Gives US$35 Million to End Polio Worldwide

Rotary Gives US$35 Million to End Polio Worldwide

  EVANSTON, United States, January 13, 2016 – Rotary announces $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, including $15 million to support polio eradication efforts ...

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Safeguard Raises Hands for Hygiene

Safeguard Raises Hands for Hygiene

  Procter & Gamble Philippines, through Safeguard, takes Global Handwashing Day to the next level. OCTOBER 15, 2015 marked the 8th year that Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was celebrated around ...

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Fears Grow for Nepal’s Pregnant Women After Quake

Fears Grow for Nepal’s Pregnant Women After Quake

  Gerkhu, Nepal – As labour pains gripped Junu Shrestha around midnight one day in early July, the heavily pregnant villager set off on foot along a muddy path destroyed in ...

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Africa Celebrates One Year Without Polio: UN

Africa Celebrates One Year Without Polio: UN

  Mogadishu, Somalia – Africa has marked one year since the last case of recorded polio, with the United Nations celebrating a key step towards eradicating the disease. The last recorded ...

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Better Hygiene in Schools in Ebola Epicentre Pays Off: UN

Better Hygiene in Schools in Ebola Epicentre Pays Off: UN

  Dakar, Senegal – Better hygiene in schools in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — the epicentre of the Ebola epidemic — has dramatically cut infections among teachers and students, the ...

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70,000 Liberian Births Unrecorded in Ebola Crisis: UNICEF

70,000 Liberian Births Unrecorded in Ebola Crisis: UNICEF

  Monrovia, Liberia – More than 70,000 Liberian babies were born without being registered as the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the impoverished west African nation, leaving them without healthcare and vulnerable ...

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