Tracking Progress in Maternal and Child Survival
This document reports on the status of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health achievements and challenges experienced in Fiji, The Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, and Vanuatu to fully achieve the targets of the health-related Millennium Development Goals as outlined in their National Strategic Plan. |Fiji| |The Federated States of Micronesia| |Kiribati| |Vanuatu|
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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