In the face of high rates of child and maternal mortality, UNICEF is improving primary health care across Sudan to reduce the risks faced by mothers and children from preventable diseases.
UNICEF in Sudan tackles the underlying causes of malnutrition, through support to community-based services and improving feeding practices amongst families.
With waterborne diseases a major cause of child mortality, UNICEF in Sudan works to increase access to safe water and sanitation and to improve household hygiene practices.
UNICEF in Sudan supports the development of a quality, accessible education system for all children - with a special focus on girls.
UNICEF in Sudan contributes towards the protection of children from all forms of abuse, violence, exploitation and discrimination.
In the face of limited public understanding of HIV and its transmission, UNICEF in Sudan raises awareness and knowledge of HIV and AIDS and provides support to those affected by the virus.
UNICEF is at the forefront of providing vital humanitarian assistance to an estimated four million people affected by the conflict in Darfur - half of whom are children.