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Building Back Better - Ensuring a healthy start for children in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
With 24,000 anganwadi sevikas in attendance, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, on October 2 launched the UNICEF-supported Dular project in three additional districts of the state of Jharkhand.

Project ‘Dular’ (Love) Goes to More Children in Jharkhand
With 24,000 anganwadi sevikas in attendance, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, on October 2 launched the UNICEF-supported Dular project in three additional districts of the state of Jharkhand.

HIV – AIDS Awareness Caravan in Andhra Pradesh
A month long UNICEF-supported awareness campaign AASHA (AIDS Awareness and Sustained Holistic Action) against HIV –AIDS has just concluded its first phase in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Neighbourhood leaders help reduce maternal and child mortality in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh
Neighbourhood leaders, identified under the community monitoring project, are helping reduce maternal and child mortality in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh

Pilgrims’ Progress: Children get vaccinated in Bihar en route to Shravani Mela
Shravani Mela in Bihar becomes an opportunity for UNICEF to undertake a month-long polio immunisation campaign along the paths leading to Deoghar, and at the holy city itself.

Exclusive Breast Feeding – for survival and healthy development of infants
Realising the importance of exclusive breast feeding as a strategy which can make a dent in the IMR, the Government of Gujarat has organised, with UNICEF support, a state level workshop to launch a state-wide campaign to promote ‘exclusive breast feeding’

Routine Immunisation – a promise of good health to children of Bihar
Bihar reported a routine immunization of 11 per cent in 1998-99. A massive statewide campaign has been launched by the Health and Family Welfare Department in partnership with UNICEF to ensure that deaths preventable by vaccine are actually prevented.

Trained Anganwadi workers reassure communities
As part of the Integrated Management of Childhood Diseases (IMNCI) programme jointly run by UNICEF and the government of Gujarat, field-level workers are working towards reducing the state’s infant mortality rate of 60 per 1,000.

UNICEF-supplied chlorine tablets and packets of ORS distributed among flood-affected households in Rampura village, Gujarat
Rampura, an interior village of Anand district, with a population of 600 persons was marooned in the recent floods. UNICEF Gujarat air-lifted 5 million chlorine tablets and 30,000 packets of ORS to the flood-affected households in Anand district.

UNICEF's immediate distribution of chlorine tablets and ORS packets prevents water borne epidemics in Anand, Gujarat
UNICEF Gujarat office had been in constant touch with the state authorities and acted immediately to air-lift supply of 5 million chlorine tablets for distribution to the affected population to prevent any epidemics caused by contaminated drinking water

UNICEF rushes supplies to flood affected areas of Katni and Panna in Madhya Pradesh
UNICEF rushed supplies of essential items into the flood affected areas of Katni and Panna district in North Eastern Madhya Pradesh.

Universalizing Quality Child Care and Development Services in India
A two-day National Consultation on Child Survival and Development was held in New Delhi on 6 July ’05 . The National Consultation was organised by the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of India with UNICEF cooperation

UNICEF action in flood affected areas of Madhya Pradesh
Kamla and her three-year old son are in a ‘school turned shelter camp’ in Katni town. Her erstwhile home is under water - nowhere to be seen.

UNICEF pro-active in Gujarat floods
Gujarat was lashed by unprecedented heavy rains since 21st June 2005, resulting in floods in South Gujarat and parts of Saurashtra. More than 8,000 villages in 19 districts of Gujarat have been severely affected by the calamity.

Cricketer Ravi Shastri bowled over by polio mobilisers
UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Ravi Shastri was in Lucknow to motivate field workers of Social Mobilisation Network (SMNet) which is the cornerstone of communication support to the polio eradication effort in Uttar Pradesh (UP). June 2005

Auto-disable syringes boost up immunization in Saharanpur district
A UNICEF-supported programme to boost immunisation against preventable diseases in Saharanpur has introduced new “auto-disable” syringes and a new vaccine delivery system. These measures have substantially increased the number of children vaccinated.

Workshop on RCH II and Child Health Strategy in India
With 24,000 anganwadi sevikas in attendance, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, on October 2 launched the UNICEF-supported Dular project in three additional districts of the state of Jharkhand.

 

 

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