Tag Archives: UNICEF

DOH Launches 1ST National Sanitation Learning Exchange (SANLEX 2016)

DOH Launches 1ST National Sanitation Learning Exchange (SANLEX 2016)

  The Department of Health (DOH) together with World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) of World Bank spearheads the 1st National ...

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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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