Improving Child Nutrition
The UNICEF report, ‘Improving Child Nutrition: The achievable imperative for global progress’ notes that a key to success against stunting is focusing attention on pregnancy and the first two years of a child’s life. |Download PDF|
Pneumonia-and-diarrhoea 2012. Tackling the deadliest diseases for the world’s poorest children
Pneumonia and diarrhoea: Tackling the deadliest diseases for the world’s poorest children, identifies the tremendous opportunity to narrow the child survival gap within and between countries if proven and cost-effective interventions for pneumonia and diarrhoea are scaled up to reach the most disadvantaged children. |Download PDF|
Levels & Trends in Child Mortality
Only four years remain to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4), which calls for reducing the under-five mortality rate by twothirds between 1990 and 2015. Since 1990 the under-five mortality rate has dropped 35 percent, with every developing region seeing at least a 30 percent reduction. Download |PDF|
Food and Nutrition Security in the Pacific Island Nations and Territories: A position paper with emphasis on food and nutrition security of mothers and children
The overall aim is to ‘contribute to improved nutrition and health in a changing world and in a Pacific susceptible to climate change’.
This position paper by UNICEF emphasizes the Agency’s support in the Pacific region for such an initiative and a stated enthusiasm to be more actively involved, and how this might be done.
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