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2.4 billion people will lack improved sanitation in 2015
GENEVA/NEW YORK, 13 May 2013 – Some 2.4 billion people – one-third of the world’s population – will remain without access to improved sanitation in 2015, according to a joint WHO/UNICEF report issued today.
National Health Week time again!
Maputo, 6 May 2013. National Health Week kicked off today in Mozambique, with plans to reach about 4 million children under the age of 5 throughout the country.
One step at a time – UNICEF and UNHCR join forces to help stateless in Mozambique
Maputo, 11 April 2013 - A high number of people in our locality have no form of identification, says Veriato Eduardo, an administrator in Angonia in Northwestern Mozambique near the Malawi border.
Pneumonia vaccine launched
Boane, Mozambique, 10 April 2013 - The pneumonia vaccine known as PCV10 was launched in Mozambique today by the Ministry of Health with the support of UNICEF and partners.
UNICEF launches SMS for Life with Mcel and Ministry of Health
Maputo, 27 March 2013 – UNICEF signed today a partnership agreement with the major national telecommunications provider Mcel and MISAU, which would see all Mcel mobile telephone subscribers receive Facts for Life text messages once a month.
Children dying daily because of unsafe water supplies and poor sanitation and hygiene, UNICEF says
NEW YORK, 22 March 2013 – As the world celebrates World Water Day today, UNICEF urges governments, civil society and ordinary citizens to remember that behind the statistics are the faces of children.
UNICEF Mozambique 2012 Annual Report: 320 children die every day in Mozambique from preventable disease
MAPUTO, 28 February 2013 – Whilst health indicators in Mozambique have improved substantially over the years, child survival continues to be a key concern, with 320 children under 5 dying every day from preventable disease, according to the UNICEF Annual
Stewart Sukuma promotes investing in children and adolescents in Sao Paulo
Maputo, February 26, 2013 – The renowned Mozambican musician and UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador Stewart Sukuma advocated for life skills and the importance of investing in childhood and adolescence during a recent concert tour in São Paolo.
UNICEF seeks nearly US$7 million for tens of thousands of flood victims in Mozambique
MAPUTO, 14 February 2013 – UNICEF is seeking US$6.8 million to meet the needs of tens of thousands of children and women affected by severe flooding of the Limpopo River in Mozambique.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Stewart Sukuma produces benefit concert for flood victims
Maputo, 7 February 2013 - The UNICEF Mozambique Goodwill Ambassador Stewart Sukuma went on stage with his band Nkhuvu this evening to perform an awareness and fundraising concert benefiting the families displaced by the recent floods in Mozambique.
Visiting Chiaquelane's Medical Tent
Chokwe, 31 January 2013 - Doctor Samuel Mbimbo stands with a straight back, as if to attention, as he tells us about the 25 patients he has seen in the past hour and a half, and about the general complaints they come with (diarrhea, coughs, malaria).
For vulnerable children affected by floods, hope is a kitchen utensil
Chokwe, 27 January 2013 - Salatiel Sitoe, 16 years old, was patiently waiting under the shadow of a leafy tree at the Chiaquelane accommodation centre in Chokwe, when he heard the Red Cross worker calling his name.
Stewart Sukuma, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, visits flood victims in Mozambique
Maputo, 27 January 2013 - The distress of the thousands of people displaced by the floods in Gaza Province are terrible to witness, and we must not rest before their suffering has ended, says UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Stewart Sukuma.
Tens of thousands affected by continued flooding in Mozambique as UNICEF ramps up humanitarian aid
Maputo 25 January 2013 - An estimated 84,000 people—the majority projected to be children—have been affected throughout Mozambique by flooding and inundation caused by intense rains since 12 January.
Mozambique on Orange Alert over Heavy Rains
Maputo, 18 January 2013 - Thousands of people have been displaced in Mozambique after a severe spell of rains resulted in flooding in northern parts of the country, as well as in the capital Maputo.