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National Nutrition Conference Calls on the Importance of Focusing on the First 1000 Days of Life.

MALE’, 15 September, 2015 – The two-day conference that began in the capital city Male’ today highlights the subject of quality child nutrition during the initial 1,000-days of life – from pregnancy to the first two years of life, as a critical window of opportunity crucial to giving a child a good head start in life.

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Maldives launches first-ever national Child Abuse Prevention Campaign, “AHAN ….. LISTEN TO US”

MALE’, Maldives, 10 May 2015 – Today on the national Children’s Day, a nationwide campaign on child abuse prevention invites every Maldivian to be part of the solution to stop violence against children and protect their innocence.
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World Water Day: Nearly 750 million people still without adequate drinking water

MALE’, 22 March 2015 – Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF said ahead of World Water Day, but for 748 million people around the world, just obtaining this essential service remains a challenge. Read more

Maldives introduces injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)

MALE’, 03 March 2015 – Maldives today introduced the injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunization schedule, in a key step to accelerate global eradication of polio. Read more



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