Safeguard your newborn
Today, we celebrate the life of every child and woman of Papua New Guinea. We at UNICEF thank the Ministry and National Department of Health for the opportunity to be an active participant in saving lives of children and women.
See the child - before the disabiltiy, UNICEF says
Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those childen can achieve, rather than what they cannot do, according to UNICEF's annual State of the World's Childrens Report.
Inclusion of children with disabilities benefits society as a whole
Today, we celebrate the life of every child and woman of Papua New Guinea, especially those who are differently abled.
People with disabilities are people first
People living with disabilties are people first and like everyone else, they deserve the same set of rights as every citizen of this country.
First 1,000 days last forever: Scaling up nutrition for a just world
A new UNICEF report issued today offers evidence that real progress is being made in the fight against stunted growth
Progress shows that stunting in children can be defeated
A new UNICEF report issued today offers evidence that real progress is being made in the fight against stunted growth – the hidden face of poverty for 165 million children under the age of five.
Functional cure of HIV from a baby
UNAIDS and UNICEF welcome news of a baby born with HIV who now as a toddler appears “functionally cured” through treatment.
Changing attitudes towards people with disabilities
Stigma, ignorance, neglect, superstition and communication barriers are among the social factors that explain the discrimination and isolation from society that children with disabilities
Promote Male Involvement in Antenatal Care and PPTCT – Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Study
Male involvement and participation in antenatal and sexual reproductive health (SRH) services can contribute to improved use of Antenatal Care (ANC) and Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) services by pregnant women.
On World AIDS Day: More pregnant women and children must get treatment, says UNICEF
New HIV infections in children are down, but reaching the goal of an AIDS-free generation requires treating more pregnant women and children living with HIV, UNICEF said today.
UNICEF says hardest part yet to come in providing drinking water to millions
STOCKHOLM, 27 August 2012 - As World Water Week kicks off, UNICEF says that despite tremendous progress in the last two decades in bringing access to improved drinking water sources to billions of people, finishing the task is not going to be easy.
Make breastfeeding easier for mothers, says UNICEF
UNICEF says strong national policies supporting breastfeeding could prevent the deaths of around 1 million children under five in the developing world each year.
Tackling deadliest diseases for world's poorest children can yield huge gains
A new report from UNICEF focuses on the huge potential to narrow the child survival gap between the richest and the poorest by focusing on pneumonia and diarrhoea – the two primary killers of children under the age of five.