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Unicef provides time slot to Kerala

It was presented by Chief Secretary Tom Jose and Dr V Venu, CEO of Rebuild Kerala Initiative, presented a paper on ‘How can dis-aggregated data support inclusion’.

published on : 15th May 2019

UN regional office to work on concept of ‘One UN’ in Kerala

Post-flood, there are around 50 officials or rather consultants deputed by various UN agencies in the state.

published on : 12th May 2019

ASCI inks pact with UNICEF for children’s development

The Chief Secretary felt that a child-friendly agenda should used while preparing comprehensive development plans for the cities/towns.

published on : 23rd April 2019

YouTuber Lilly Singh reveals she is bisexual

The Indian-origin Canadian artiste is also a comedian, author and a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador.

published on : 25th February 2019

Penned from the bottom of her heart

Nandana Dev Sen is an actor, writer and child-rights activist.

published on : 13th February 2019

Child marriages still prevalent in Bihar, Bengal, Rajasthan: UNICEF

Child marriage threatens girls' lives, well-being and futures and if efforts were not accelerated, more than 150 million girls would be married off before their 18th birthday by 2030.

published on : 12th February 2019

Karnataka: Just 25 per cent government units have good infra for newborns

Of the 39 SNCUs, only two units are fully equipped, while 31 per cent of them are satisfactory and the rest are poor.

published on : 4th January 2019

Unicef to bring in health experts to study infant mortality in Attappadi tribal hamlets

Following the request of the state Health Department, Unicef will bring in experts to study  the health issues faced by tribals in Attappadi.

published on : 2nd January 2019

Drone delivers vaccines to South Pacific Ocean nation

While this is not the first time that drones have been used to deliver vaccines, it is the first time such a method has been deployed in Vanuatu, which has 83 islands, most only accessible by boat.

published on : 18th December 2018

Nearly 30 million sick, premature newborns require treatment every year

Additionally, the financial and psychological toll on their families can have detrimental effects on their cognitive, linguistic and emotional development.

published on : 13th December 2018

Caravan migrants: Health conditions deteriorating at fast pace in Tijuana shelter

As a chill rain fell, the dust that coated everyone and everything in the open-air stadium turned to mud Thursday, making the already miserable conditions worse.

published on : 30th November 2018

1.2 lakh children, adolescents aged 0-19 were living with HIV in 2017 in India: UN report

The report noted that South Asia has made substantial progress in reducing HIV risks and vulnerability among children, adolescents, pregnant women and mothers.

published on : 30th November 2018

Lessons learnt on field help even off it, says Sachin Tendulkar batting for sports in school curriculum

A UNICEF brand ambassador, Tendulkar was in the capital to celebrate the World Children's Day.

published on : 20th November 2018

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

As a Goodwill Ambassador, Brown will use her global platform to raise awareness of children's rights and issues affecting young people, such as poor education, violence, bullying and poverty.

published on : 20th November 2018

Yemen still under famine threat, confirms UNICEF

The UN states that 22.2 million Yemenis are in dire need of food, including 8.4 million threatened by severe hunger and that Yemen is suffering from the most severe famine in more than 100 years.

published on : 10th November 2018
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