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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. ...

UNICEF seeks record 6.4 bln USD for 2021

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is seeking 6.4 billion U.S. dollars for 2021 to reach 300 million people, including 190 million children, its...
Libya Map

UNICEF saddened by deadly attack on school children in western Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is saddened by the deadly attack on school children in a city near Tripoli, a UNICEF representative said...
Children South Sudan

UNICEF appeals for over 197 mln USD to support people in need in South...

The UN children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that it needs 197.8 million U.S. dollars in 2021 to assist about 5.1 million South Sudanese,...

UNICEF presents US$40,000 to GHS to fight COVID-19

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday donated medical items worth $40,000.00 to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to help curb...

Children appeal for peaceful elections

Some children drawn from some basic schools in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region have expressed need for all to ensure peaceful elections...

One child or youth under 20 infected with HIV every 100 seconds – UNICEF

Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the...
Covid Vaccines

UNICEF working with over 350 partners to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world,...

UNICEF, MasterCard Foundation launch COVID-19 Education Recovery and Resilience Programme

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with the Government of Ghana and MasterCard Foundation has launched the COVID-19 Education Recovery and Resilience...

GES assures of schools’ safety ahead of January reopening

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured parents and guardians that it will ensure the safety of all school environments ahead of reopening in...
Health Olam Rice

Olam unveils Ghana’s first brand of fortified rice for good health

Olam Ghana, a subsidiary of leading food and agribusiness Olam International, has launched Royal Aroma Fortified Rice - the country’s first and only...
Unicef Ghana

UNICEF Ghana marks World Children’s Day

UNICEF Ghana has marked the World's Children's Day in Accra to create an environment for children to be heard and...

Fortified Rice – A Basic Dietary Necessity

As the gatekeeper of your family’s wellbeing, you know that good nutrition is essential to a healthy life. The concept of ‘eating right’ as...

UNICEF provides medical protective equipment for vaccination sites in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it has provided medical protective equipment for vaccination sites and health facilities in Libya in a...
Hunger and Malnutrition

China donates to UNICEF to tackle severe acute malnutrition in Senegal

China has made a donation worth 1 million U.S. dollars to help the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) assist severely malnourished children in Senegal...