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Day of the African Child and launch of child helpline - 116
June 2014: In Uganda, the National Child Helpline - SAUTI 116 was launched on the Day of the African Child. The theme this year was "A Child Friendly, Quality, Free and Compulsory Education for All Children in Uganda"



Measles immunization and WASH services benefit South Sudan refugees in Uganda
With support from European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO), UNICEF has provided safe water & conducting a measles campaign for refugee children & those in Adjumani refugee camp and the host communities.



Early Childhood Development: The best start for children
The care and attention a child receives in the first eight years of life, particularly during the first three years, are critically important and influence her or him for life.



Using efficient micro-organisms [EMO] to sanitise Bubukwanga transit site for refugees
UNICEF has supported the provision and application of efficient micro-organisms (EMO) into the latrines to eliminate the smell and reduce the sludge inside the pits at the Bukubwanga Transit Site for refugees in Bundibugyo, western Uganda.



Reuniting refugee children separated from their families using RapidFTR
RapidFTR is a versatile open-source mobile phone application and data storage system which helps humanitarian workers to swiftly collect, sort and share information about unaccompanied and separated children in emergency situations.



Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) survive against all odds
UNICEF continues to work with partners to meet the needs of the refugees from the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC) at Bubukwanga Transit Centre in the areas of health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, child protection and education.



Day of the African Child - 2013
Uganda joined other countries to advocate against harmful social and cultural practices that rob children of their childhood at the Day of the African Child (DAC) national celebrations.



UNICEF Uganda

Family Health Days: Keeping families alive and safe
With the introduction of Family Health Days, a partnership among UNICEF, the government and faith-based organizations, Ugandans can now receive the healthcare and attention they need.



United Nations Delivering As One initiative launched in Uganda at the UN Day
UN in Uganda launches the UN Delivering as One initiative and commemorates the 67th anniversary of the founding of the UN.



UNICEF Uganda

World Breastfeeding Week in Uganda (1-7 August 2012)
UNICEF together with the Government of Uganda joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Breastfeeding Week 2012 from 1-7 August



UNICEF Uganda

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake's visit to Uganda - 2012
In Uganda, UNICEF Executive Director sees innovation in action, calls on global community to combat undernutrition.



UNICEF Uganda

The vulnerable Ik community of Uganda's Karamoja region
The IK are one of the minority ethnic groups in Kaabong district. They were displaced from their land to create a national park and consequently suffered extreme famine. They gather fruits and collect honey, which play a great role in the IK culture.



UNICEF Uganda

A day in the life of ten-year old James Kaahwa- An AIDS orphan
The intense suffering and hardship caused by losing one or two parents is not the only harmful consequence. Children orphaned by AIDS can become severely vulnerable to violence and exploitation.



UNICEF Uganda

Street Children in Uganda: A persisting problem
Children living on the streets of Bundibugyo district - Western Uganda. UNICEF and local government partners working together to drive them off the streets.



malnutrition, Alive, Uganda

ECHO supports children to stay Alive and Safe.
As populations move out of camps to areas of return, where access to health services is limited, child protection systems down, worsening health, nutrition and protection indicators have been observed. UNICEF with support from ECHO provides relief.




 

 
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