UNICEF CONGRATULATES GOVERNMENT FOR FOCUSING ON COMMUNITY WATER SERVICES
August 21, 2014 ; Kandy: In advance of a conference to be held tomorrow on Community Water Services, UNICEF commended the efforts of community water providers AND Government of Sri Lanka for recognizing their vital role.
Ministry of Justice, the Attorney General’s Department and UNICEF Launch the Development of an Electronic Database to Speed up Justice for Children
‘Iron Deficiency a Leading Cause of Anemia’ say’s Ministry of Health & UNICEF.
COLOMBO, 29 May 2014 – The Ministry of Health has partnered with UNICEF to boost awareness on the importance of iron rich foods as a way to decrease the growing numbers of children and women affected by Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) in the country. Estimates indicate that 1 in 3 children, and 1 in 4 adults in Sri Lanka suffer from iron deficiency anemia making it the most critical micronutrient related deficiency in the country.
EU-UNICEF open Health Centre in Gomarangadawala, Eastern Sri Lanka
April 1, Eastern Sri Lanka: Just outside of Trincomalee, a new basic health centre was opened today that will provides preventive health care and nutrition services to 15,000 people in the area.
March 14, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: UNICEF and ILO are very concerned about recent factually incorrect reports in the media that state ‘there are over 40,000 child prostitutes in Sri Lanka, according to UNICEF and ILO statistics