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Ho’s First Sanitation Fair Opens

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

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

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

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...
Madam E. Offeibea Baddoo

Make rights of children a top priority – UNICEF

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)...
UNICEF

UNICEF charge citizens to help preach hand washing

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

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

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

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...
polio

Shortage of polio vaccines looms in Ghana

Ghana is facing a shortage of polio and measles vaccines in some districts across the country, local media reported on Wednesday. The...
UNICEF

Parts of Africa and Mideast Countries still battling with food crisis – UNICEF

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

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,...
Some of the children in kindergarten

Adults Entreated Not To Underestimate Capacity Of Children

Parents have been asked to create an enabling home environment that would encourage and give children the confidence to speak about any acts of...
UNICEF

UNICEF Commends Effort Of Partners

The United Nations Children's Fund, (UNICEF) in marking its 70th Anniversary, has commended the efforts of its goodwill partners in spearheading its child anti...
UNICEF

UNICEF calls for end to open defecation

The Day was observed under the theme “Stop Open Defecation Now. Own a Household Latrine”. A statement from UNICEF to...
newborn

Prematurity account for one third of newborn deaths in Ghana

UNICEF data estimates show an estimated 8,300 deaths of babies under five years old in 2015 were associated with prematurity. As Ghana...
defecation

Artists supports UNICEF initiative against open defecation

Works of the local artists of different mediums are expected to rouse public discourse in market squares, public transport , offices and airwaves, and...
UNICEF

Ghanaian children still vulnerable to water and sanitation related deaths

This was due to the fact that "less than two in every five Ghanaians is drinking safe water, and one in every six households...
UNICEF

July 15 world news summary at 0030 GMT

PARIS -- At least 77 peoples were killed and many others injured as a truck rammed into crowd in Nice, southern France, local TV...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

Ghana: Modifications into children’s safety alternative care underway

Nana Oye Lithur, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, announced this at a meeting with representatives of Non-Governmental Organisations and agencies in...
UNICEF

UNICEF, partners give further boost to Ghana’s water and sanitation activities

“We are very pleased to be able to support government with the help of our partners in ensuring that Ghanaian children have access to...
UNICEF

UNICEF seeks to promote economic prosperity through child investment

Deputy Representative of UNICEF in Ghana Rushnan Murtaza said at the launch of this year's Ghana Club 100 Awards that although Ghana had made...
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Madagascar starts civil registration, vital statistics assessment

The assessment will last six months through the Africa Programme on Accelerated Improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems (APAI-CRVS), with the support...
Ukraine

UNICEF reveals Ukraine’s conflict affected 580,000 children

"Two years of violence, shelling and fear have left an indelible mark on thousands of children in eastern Ukraine," Giovanna Barberis, a UNICEF representative...