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Child survival

Ethiopia/Canada, 29 May 2014: Preventing newborn deaths must be a global priority: UNICEF

Ethiopia/New York, 22 May 2014: Almost 3 million new-borns could be saved each year – UNICEF

Tanzania, 15 May 2014: Government launches national drive to end preventable child and maternal deaths

Somalia, 6 May 2014: Essential package of health services launched in Somalia to improve maternal and child health

New York, 21 March 2014: World Water Day - World’s poorest have least access to safe water: UNICEF

Uganda, 26 November 2013: Government of Uganda launches national drive to end preventable child and maternal deaths

New York, 25 September 2013: Joint Statement by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and for Malaria on the Occasion of the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations

Ethiopia, 13 September 2013: Ethiopia Reduces Mortality Among Children Under Five By Two-Thirds Since 1990

Malawi, 13 September 2013: Malawi records tremendous gains in reducing under five deaths

New York, 13 September 2013: UN: Global child deaths down by almost half since 1990

New York, 13 September 2013: Some 35 million more children under five at risk if child mortality goal not met

New York, 11 September 2013: UNICEF, WHO expert briefing on release of global under-five child mortality numbers

Zimbabwe, August 2013: UNICEF launches a television and radio programme to discuss health matters

South Sudan, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

Uganda, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding: A healthy start for every child’s life

South Africa, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is most effective life-saver, UNICEF

New York, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

Kuala Lumpur, 27 May 2013: Remarkable Progress in Reducing Child Mortality and Improving Maternal Health

Global, 13 November 2012: Pneumonia still number one killer

Rwanda, 14 September 2012: UNICEF and WHO congratulate Rwanda on decline in child mortality

South Africa, 12 October 2012: UNICEF applauds new integrated school health programme

Madagascar, 13 September 2012: Madagascar pledges to make child survival a priority

New York / Geneva, 13 September 2012: Accelerating progress on child survival since 2000, UN says

USA, 5 August 2012: Make breastfeeding easier for mothers, says UNICEF

Angola, 16 June 2012: Despite the difficulties, children have been saved from malnutrition

Global, 14 June 2012: World unites to accelerate progress in ending preventable child deaths

Global, 13 June 2012: Maternal, newborn and child survival: A promise renewed

Zimbabwe, 17 February 2012: UK – UNICEF partnership on support to Zimbabwe’s health sector set to expand with £74 million pounds contribution

Burundi, 12 December 2011: Government and its partners mobilize for food security and nutrition to ensure child survival and development

Somalia, 16 September 2011: The most difficult place to grow up – Somalia has the world’s highest child mortality rate

Uganda, 15 July 2011: Uganda announces elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus

South Sudan, 8 July 2011: On the eve of independence, the Government and UNICEF inaugurate a new ward at the country’s only children’s hospital

Mozambique, 24 November 2010: Country eliminates maternal and neonatal tetanus

Zimbabwe, 8 October 2010: Country needs massive investment in health to save lives

New York, 17 September 2010: Child mortality rate drops by a third since 1990

Zambia, 17 July 2010: Launch of the national Child Health Week and measles campaign

 

 
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