Tag Archives: UNICEF

UNICEF Warns Of Child Deaths In N. Korea Drought

UNICEF Warns Of Child Deaths In N. Korea Drought

  Seoul, South Korea – A serious drought in North Korea requires urgent action to prevent the deaths of children already weakened by widespread malnutrition, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, warned ...

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The Philips Foundation Commits to Innovation that Improves the Lives of Children in Need with the Launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center (GIC) Based in Nairobi, Kenya

The Philips Foundation Commits to Innovation that Improves the Lives of Children in Need with the Launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center (GIC) Based in Nairobi, Kenya

  The GIC based in Nairobi, Kenya is designed to build scale and accelerate innovations that will improve children’s lives around the world. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 8, 2015/ — The Philips Foundation (http://www.philips.com/a-w/foundation/philips-foundation.html) ...

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Nigeria Marks Progress: 6 Months w/o Polio Case

Nigeria Marks Progress: 6 Months w/o Polio Case

  LAGOS, Nigeria, January 20, 2015 – As Nigeria marks six months without a new case of polio, Rotary has announced $8.1 in grants to help the country in its final push ...

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Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

  CONAKRY, Guinea, January 5, 2015 – #ISurvivedEbola, the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with each other, share public ...

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Sierra Leone Gives Malaria Pills to Millions as Part of Ebola Fight

Sierra Leone Gives Malaria Pills to Millions as Part of Ebola Fight

  Freetown, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone began a campaign on Friday to protect almost half the population from malaria, reducing the burden on health services of people visiting clinics wrongly fearing they ...

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Love in the Time of Ebola: Teen Pregnancy and Violence

Love in the Time of Ebola: Teen Pregnancy and Violence

  FREETOWN, November 18, 2014 (AFP) – In Ebola-hit Sierra Leone people abide by a chaste new set of social norms which can be broken down to an easily remembered mantra: no ...

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Perilous Year for Philippine Typhoon Mothers

Perilous Year for Philippine Typhoon Mothers

  TACLOBAN, November 4, 2014 (AFP) – Emily Sagalis gave birth on a concrete slab after battling storm surges that killed thousands, then like many new mothers in razed communities ...

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Poland Bans Junk Food in Schools

Poland Bans Junk Food in Schools

  WARSAW, October 23, 2014 (AFP) – Poland on Thursday banned junk food in schools from January next year to trim rising rates of childhood obesity. Around 17 percent of ...

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