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UNICEF and Libya sign deal to extend cooperation on water sanitation

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday said it signed an agreement with the Libyan Ministry of Water Resources to extend their...

Surge in violence in DRC’s Ituri worsens plight for children

A recent surge in armed insurgency and intercommunal violence in the eastern province of Ituri in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...
World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO and others launch Immunization Agenda 2030 to save 50 million lives

While the world focuses on accelerating vaccination campaigns against COVID-19, millions of children around the world still remain vulnerable to deadly diseases, warned a...
SEND Ghana

Ghana’s health sector experienced marginal decline in budgetary allocation from 7.66% in 2020 to...

The World Immunization Week is celebrated annually during the last week of April as a global campaign to raise awareness on the importance of...

UNICEF launches radio campaign in NE Nigeria to boost education

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched a school radio clubs program in Nigeria to support campaigns for the development of education in...
UNICEF and Startups

Young entrepreneurs must make social impact a priority-UNICEF

Mr. Fiachra McAsey, the UNICEF Deputy Representative, has advised young entrepreneurs to make social impact a priority in the establishment of businesses and delivery...

Ghana/KOICA/UNICEF celebrate achievements under Better Life for Girls

Ghana, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), have celebrated the positive outcomes of the 5.2 million dollar...
Stakeholders at the forum

UE Stakeholders appeal to Global affairs Canada and UNICEF to extend SPREAD

Stakeholders in the Upper East Region have appealed to the Global affairs Canada and UNICEF to extend the...

Religious bodies must have child protection polices

Religious bodies especially Churches must develop “Child Protection Policy,” which will ensure that they take-up the responsibility to protect children against all forms of...
Nose Masks

Korean Republic donates 200,000 face masks to Ghana Health Service

The Republic of Korea, with support from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), on Tuesday donated 200,000 facemasks to the Ghana Health Service (GHS)...
child marriage

10 million additional girls at risk of child marriage due to COVID-19 – UNICEF

Ten million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice, according to a...
released schoolgirls

UNICEF to support released schoolgirls in Nigeria 

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday that it will provide psychosocial support to the released schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria's northwestern state...
MARONDERA, April 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (3rd L) talks with local officials before visiting an isolation center in Marondera, Zimbabwe, April 17, 2020. The vice president visited the isolation center on Friday as part of his tour to assess isolation and treatment facilities in Mashonaland East Province. (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwe denies suspending WHO and UNICEF in COVID-19 programs

The Zimbabwean has government refuted media reports that it had barred the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF from participating in the country's COVID-19...
Kidnapped students

UNICEF hails release of Kidnapped students in Nigeria

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday welcomed the release of abducted hostages from a boarding school in north-central Nigeria. "I am relieved to...
Polio vaccination

South Sudan to vaccinate 2.8 million children against polio

South Sudan in collaboration with the UN children's fund, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it will vaccinate over 2.8 million...

Ghana Takes Delivery of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

The government of Ghana Wednesday took the delivery of 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India, becoming the...
UN Youth 2030 Strategy Plan

We will strengthen partnership with the youth – UN

Madam Anne-Claire Dufay, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative, Ghana, says the United Nations (UN) is committed to partnering young people in the...
Girls Unicef

UNICEF/KOICA equip adolescent girls with start-up kits

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with funding from Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has equipped over 90 adolescent girls with start-up kits for...
Hunger Report

China donates food to UNICEF to fight child malnutrition in South Sudan

The Chinese government has handed over 14,056 boxes of ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) to the UN children's agency, UNICEF to help in the fight...
Savana Signatures

Savana Signatures empowers adolescent girls

Savana Signatures, a non-governmental organization, has empowered 195 girls across the Volta region. The project, dubbed 'Girls Life Choices project' is in partnership with the...
Health Ghana Unicef

Ghana, Denmark and UNICEF launch COVID-19 response partnership

The Government of Ghana, the Embassy of Denmark and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), have launched a partnership to support Ghana’s COVID-19 response. ...

DP World and UNICEF Launch partnership to support COVID-19 Vaccination

The agreement will support the provision of COVID-19 vaccines and related supplies for low- and lower-middle-income countries DP World and UNICEF have announced a wide-ranging...
Ethiopian Tigray

UNICEF faces funding gap to meet needs of 2.8 million in restive Ethiopian region

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed it has only received 30 percent of 33.3 million U.S. dollars it requires to meet the...

UNICEF welcomes reopening of Libyan schools

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday welcomed the reopening of schools in Libya. UNICEF welcomes the Ministry of Education's announcement to reopen schools...

UNICEF condemns Cameroon suicide attack that killed at least 15

dpa/GNA - At least 15 civilians, including children, were killed in a suicide attack in Cameroon's northern Mozogo town, UNICEF said Saturday. Five children...
Face Masks

UNICEF donates 700,000 masks to Kenyan schools

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday donated 700,000 masks to Kenya for distribution to schools to assist with the safe school reopening...
Covid Vaccine

JUST IN: UNICEF launches COVID-19 vaccine market dashboard

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday announced the launch of a COVID-19 vaccine market dashboard, an interactive tool to follow the developments of...
Libya Map

UNICEF calls for protecting children in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for protecting children as four child migrants died off Libya's western coast. "UNICEF is deeply saddened...

Almost 2 bln people depend on health care facilities without basic water services: WHO,...

Around 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of COVID-19 and other diseases because they use or work in health care facilities without basic...
Covid Frontline Health Workers

Somalia, UN vow to hasten universal health coverage

Somalia and the United Nations (UN) on Saturday renewed commitment to accelerate efforts to provide universal health coverage (UHC) for all Somalis. ...