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UNICEF to support 40,000 Lebanese children amid tough economic situation

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced on Wednesday that it will offer financial support to over 40,000 children in Lebanon to prevent them...
Humanitarian aid materials weighing over 23 tons offered by Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations arrive in Wuhan by a charter plane, Feb. 9. (Photo from the official Weibo page of Russian Embassy in China)

International society offers strong support for China to fight epidemic

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By Gao Qiao As China’s efforts to combat the novel coronavirus are receiving wide praise from the international society, foreign governments, organizations and enterprises are...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Japan supports UNICEF activities in W. Libya with US$500

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday said that Japan had supported UNICEF emergency activities for vulnerable children in western Libya with 500,000...
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Tanzania and UNICEF agree to beef up investment in children’s health

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Tanzania and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday agreed to beef up investment aimed at improving the health of children. ...
Child Soldiers

UNICEF seeks US$4.2 million to support ex-child soldiers in South Sudan

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The United Nations children's fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called on donors to provide 4.2 million U.S. dollars this year to help to continue providing...
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UNICEF “saddened” by injury of 3 children in Libya blast

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday deplored the injury of three children in a blast near a school in Abu Issa village,...
Education

National campaign helps over 700,000 South Sudanese children enroll back in school

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South Sudanese government and multilateral partners on Thursday launched a national campaign that will see more than 700,000 children enroll back in school. ...
HIV -AIDS

Some 320 children, adolescents die daily from AIDS-related causes

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Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a UN report. ...

Gender Minister underscores need to renew commitment towards children’s rights

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Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has said there is the need for all Ghanaians to renew...
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UNICEF seeks US$10 million to aid flood-affected children in South Sudan

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday launched a flash appeal asking for 10 million U.S. dollars to respond to the most immediate...
Girls Training

Girls trained to be Bloggers and to share their own stories

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A total of 30 girls have been trained on blogging as part of efforts to prepare them to own their voices and be able...
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Thirty in court for sanitation offences in Assin South

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The Assin South District Assembly (ASDA), has arrested 30 people for various sanitation infractions as part of efforts to rid the District of filth. Six...
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Ho’s First Sanitation Fair Opens

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The Ho Municipal Assembly with support from the Kingdom of Netherlands and the United Nations Children‘s Fund (UNICEF), has held the first Sanitation Fair...
Environmental

UNICEF and partners launch scheme to address urban sanitation challenges

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its partners have launched a new sanitation fund to address basic sanitation challenges in Ghana's urban communities,...
Child abuse

UNICEF, partners urge Ghanaians to rise against child abuse

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its partners on Tuesday urged Ghanaians to fight child abuse and work for a violence-free future for...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

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A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...
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Make rights of children a top priority – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ghana, has urged journalists to protect and promote the rights of children through ethical reporting. Madam E. Offeibea Baddoo,...
Prof Kwame Karikari (3rd right) in a group photo with participants at the workshop

Ghana Requires intensive approach towards handling child protection

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Professor Kwame Karikari, Dean, School of Communications Studies, Wisconsin International University College, has called for concerted efforts for child protection. He said there was the...
UNICEF

Policy makers urged to focus on social inequality – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for policy makers to focus priority effort on ensuring that there is fair and even distribution...
Children playing football in the rain.

Unicef, South Korea sign US$10 million program to benefit children in NE Uganda

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and South Korea have signed a 10 million U.S. dollar program to provide water, sanitation and hygiene services...
poor-sanitation

Media Sensitize On Social Norms Campaign

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The Northern Regional Coordinating Council in collaboration with the Community Development and Environment has sensitised the media on the Social Norms Campaign (SNC) slated...
poor-sanitation

MMDA’s Asked To Prioritise Sanitation Issues

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Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies especially those benefiting from the Rural Sanitation Model (RSM) have been asked to prioritise sanitation issues to ensure improved...
MTN Marries UNICEF

MTN Marries UNICEF to Address Health & Social Issues in Ghana

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MTN Ghana and has taken another giant step by signing a memorandum of understanding to renew its partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)...
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UNICEF charge citizens to help preach hand washing

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Mr David Duncan, the Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has called on stakeholders to help...
Open Defecation

UNICEF and Partners Step Up Efforts at Ending Open Defecation

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United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Kwame Nkrumah University (KNUST) have launched a joint project to develop low-cost and environmentally-friendly household toilets to...
Mrs. Georgina Amidu speaking at the workshop

Education Officers asked to carry themselves humbly

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Mrs. Georgina Amidu, an official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has urged education workers and officers to be humble so as to...

Ghana loses US$290 million to poor sanitation annually

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Ghana loses about 290 million U.S. dollars and 79 million U.S. dollars annually to poor sanitation and open defecation respectively, state-owned Ghana News...
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Shortage of polio vaccines looms in Ghana

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Ghana is facing a shortage of polio and measles vaccines in some districts across the country, local media reported on Wednesday. The...
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Parts of Africa and Mideast Countries still battling with food crisis – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned Friday that food crisis is "far from over" in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. ...
measles vaccine

30,000 Somali Children to Benefit from UNICEF’s Measles Immunization Programme

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its partners on Tuesday kicked off an emergency campaign to immunize 30,000 children against measles in Baidoa,...