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Government launches The Situation Analysis of Children in Uganda Report

Government launches National Strategy to end Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy

Students create innovative Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) solutions to local problems in Acholi sub-region

World/Africa Malaria Day: 42 Ugandan children still die due to malaria daily

Facts about Malaria and Children

ECHO provides additional 1 million Euros for UNICEF’s South Sudanese refugee emergency response in Uganda

Statement by the UN Resident Coordinator - International Women’s Day 2015

Zero Tolerance Day: Health workers critical in fighting Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

UNICEF and Airtel form Pan-Africa partnership to empower children and youth

The Secretary-General - Message On The International Day Of Zero Tolerance Of Female Genital Mutilation

2.5m Ugandan children living with disabilities-UNICEF/Ministry of Gender Report

Maid violence against baby: Urgent action needed to end violence against children - UNICEF

16,597 displaced by floods in Ntoroko; OPM, UNICEF provide relief

PLE pupils from Ntoroko district to stay an extra day in temporary sites due to floods

PLE pupils from Ntoroko district smile after first examination

Global Handwashing Day: Only 3 out of every 10 Ugandans wash Hands with soap after the toilet

MARBURG: UNICEF and WHO support Government’s awareness and surveillance efforts

The fight against the long-term affects of child hunger

Launching the Children’s Rights and Business Principles in Uganda

ECHO Provides 1.9 Million Euro in Emergency Funds to UNICEF in Response to South Sudanese Refugee Influx in Uganda

UNICEF and NTV launch campaign for children in Uganda

Japan-funded water system provides clean water to 6,000 people in Kotido

Over half of young Ugandan children live in poverty, says new report on child poverty in Uganda

Worldwide nearly six million babies are born and die each year without birth or death certificates

Achieving Universal Child Immunization– A Shared Responsibility

African Vaccination Week: highlighting the benefits of immunization

World Water Day - World’s poorest have least access to safe water: UNICEF

Uganda inaugurates global commemoration of 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with a call for innovations to reach world’s most marginalized children

Japan-funded projects benefit refugees and host communities in Kamwenge

250,000th U-reporter registered in Uganda

1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist - UNICEF

More than 850,000 infants saved from HIV since 2005, but alarming trends seen among adolescents

Government of Uganda launches national drive to end preventable child and maternal deaths

On Universal Children’s Day, put hidden violence and abuse in the spotlight, says UNICEF

World Bank and UNICEF partner to innovate for development in Uganda

Statement from the UN Resident Coordinator on United Nations Day

UNICEF Draws on IBM Analytics to Give a Voice to Youth in Africa

UNICEF on Global Handwashing Day: A simple solution with far-reaching benefits – the power is in our hands

Joint Press Release: International Day of the Girl Child

UN Joint Statement: Commemorating the International Day of Peace

UNICEF’s innovative tracing tool helps to reunite more than 60 Congolese children with their families

Breastfeeding: A healthy start for every child’s life

Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

UNICEF scales up response to emergency in western Uganda

UN Secretary General and World Bank President Meet Uganda’s U-reporters

UNICEF responds to Kasese floods disaster

“Invest in the future; defeat malaria” – United Nations

Japanese Government Provides Over USD 21 Million in Emergency Response Funds to UN Agencies in Uganda

Uganda launches vaccine against pneumococcal disease

DFID, UNICEF Launch USD250,000 Safe Water Supply Project in Moroto

United Nations in Uganda Supports Efforts to Empower Grassroots Girls and Women in Uganda

Government of Uganda on Board in Scaling up Integrated Nutrition through Strategic Partnerships

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation : Promoting “Zero Tolerance” to Female Genital Mutilation

Japan-funded Water Project Launched in Kotido Town Council

Barclays and UNICEF Launch New Global Partnership in Uganda

15 October 2012 - On Global Handwashing Day UNICEF says: It’s not complicated, but it’s crucial

’Zero Violence in Schools’ campaign launched to protect Ugandan pupils from abuse, promote mentoring, positive guidance and not punishment

1 August 2012 - World Breastfeeding Week 2012: Celebrating Ten Years of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding

23 July 2012 – Story of drought and food insecurity in Kenya wins first-ever UNICEF-sponsored CNN MultiChoice TV News Bulletin Award

16 June 2012 - UNICEF calls for social inclusion of children with disabilities in Africa

25 April 2012 - UN in Uganda: Sustaining malaria control efforts in Uganda is an investment in the nation’s development

27 March 2012 - Karamoja girl to carry Olympic torch

2 April 2012 - UNICEF: Ending child under-nutrition critical to achieving virtually all MDGs by 2015

The 8th March 2012 is International Women’s’ Day and the UN Women’s Regional Programme, Director Ms. Simone Oluch-Olunya acting interim for East and Horn of Africa presents this United Nations Joint Statement in Nebbi District, North Western Uganda.

13 September 2011 - Uganda Telecom Limited and UNICEF team up to tackle Uganda’s Birth Registration problem

13 July 2011 - Uganda announces elimination of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

7 December 2010 - A call to action for the total abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation in Uganda

18 November 2010 - Two Million Ugandan Children Targeted for Polio Immunizations

UTL Boosts Birth Registration with New MobileVRS

Convention on the Rights of the Child 2010 - Child Rights in Uganda

15 October 2010 - UNICEF and Partners Promote Handwashing with Soap to Keep Ugandan Children Alive

16 June 2010 - UN Highlights Maternal and Child Survival



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