Highlights from the region
FIELD BLOG DIARY - The Inspiring Smiles of Amina, Sara & Ariel: Central African Republic
BLOG by Kent Page
Local factory provides home-grown response to malnutrition in the Niger
NIAMEY, Niger, 17 April 2013 – A factory in Niamey is transforming the way the Niger responds to the threat of malnutrition. It is also transforming the local economy.
As more and more Malian refugees arrive in Mauritania, UNICEF steps up relief efforts
MBÉRA REFUGEE CAMP, Mauritania, 19 March 2013 – Nightfall in Mbéra refugee camp brings some relief for the refugees and humanitarian workers after a hard day in this hot, dry, remote region.
Changing habits to avert the spread of waterborne diseases in Togo
LOMÉ, Togo, May 24 2011 - It’s 6 A.M. when Folly Akakpo leaves his home making his way to the communal well in the district of Totsi - amongst the poorest neighborhoods in the capital of Lome.
Ghana launches two new life-saving vaccines
ACCRA, Ghana, 26 April 2012 – UNICEF Representative Iyabode Olusanmi today congratulated Ghana on becoming the first African country to introduce pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines at the same time.
Thirty seconds for a safe night
New synchronised TV and radio campaign promotes the use of mosquito bed nets in six countries across West and Central Africa.