UNICEF chief calls for simplifying IPR for manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines

UNICEF Executive Director stressed that this challenge requires not forced Intellectual Property waivers but proactive partnership and cooperation.

published on : 7th April 2021

Over 2 crore children in India facing extremely high water vulnerability: UNICEF

The analysis, part of the water security for all initiative, identifies areas where physical water scarcity risks overlap with poor water service levels.

published on : 18th March 2021

Closure of 1.5 million schools due to COVID-19 impacted 247 million kids in India: UNICEF

Globally, schools for more than 168 million children have been completely closed for almost a full year, it said.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Ayushmann Khurrana collaborates with UNICEF to create awareness on importance of education for kids

Speaking about the occasion, the 'Vicky Donor' actor highlighted the importance of encouraging children to explore the internet and fuel their ambitions.

published on : 9th February 2021

Serum Institute of India, UNICEF enter into long-term supply for COVID-19 vaccines

UNICEF, which plays a key role in immunisation campaigns worldwide - welcomed the development, describing COVAX as the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation ever mounted.

published on : 4th February 2021

At nearly 60,000, India records highest number of babies born on New Year's Day: UNICEF

UNICEF said that an estimated 371,504 babies were born around the world on New Year's Day.

published on : 5th January 2021

Telangana infrastructure well placed for COVID-19 vaccination rollout: UNICEF experts

The State is already benefitted by infrastructure of combined Andhra Pradesh, which is now singularly being used for Telangana.

published on : 17th December 2020

Two-day training COVID-19 vaccine roll-out to be held for Telangana officials

Senior officials of the heath department, World Health Organization, UNICEF and UNDP will also participate in the training programme.

published on : 14th December 2020

UNICEF seeks USD 2.5 billion for Mideast children as virus deepens poverty

Children are most in need in war-torn Yemen, in and outside conflict-wracked Syria, and in Sudan, UNICEF said in a statement.

published on : 7th December 2020

One child or teen infected with HIV every 100 seconds in 2019: UNICEF

Prevention efforts and treatment remain among the lowest amongst key affected populations, and in 2019, a little less than half of the children worldwide did not have access to life-saving treatment.

published on : 26th November 2020

UNICEF gearing up for 'mammoth operation' to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally

More than 350 logistics partners, including air freight operators, shipping lines and global logistics associations participated in the virtual discussion last week, the agency said.

published on : 24th November 2020

Child rights experts highlight need to understand full impact of COVID-19

The call was made during an online media panel discussion, organized by UNICEF in partnership with the Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia (FCC).

published on : 17th November 2020

IKEA Foundation partners with GAME to support entrepreneurship

The partnership with IKEA Foundation will further the effort to build model "lighthouses" in Punjab and Karnataka by infusing all of the elements through local accelerator programs.

published on : 13th November 2020

One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic: UN

Children make up around a third of the global population, around half of the extreme poor are children.

published on : 21st October 2020
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