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More resources for children and women from income/natural resource rich countries in West and Central Africa
BRAZZAVILLE, 10th April 2013 – The first regional workshop on “UNICEF West and Central Africa Economic and Social Policy Strategy in Middle Income/Natural resource rich Countries” will be organized from 10th to 12th April 2013 in Brazzaville, by UNICEF.

Pneumococcal Vaccine now available free of charge for all children in Congo
Brazzaville, 11 October 2012 – The Republic of Congo has taken big step in improving children’s health by introducing a new vaccine against pneumonia, one of the leading child killers in developing countries.

UNICEF delivers relief items to the Department of Likouala, Northern Congo (Brazzaville)
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 12 January 2010 – On January 7th and 8th, UNICEF started the delivery of 19.8 tonnes of nutrition kits, tents, prescription drugs, School-in-a-Box and recreation kits and water tanks to the department of Likouala.

UNICEF Executive Director announces $500,000 for social protection programs in Congo
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, 24 August 2009 – UNICEF Executive Director today announced $500,000 in additional support for health, nutrition and education programs.

Congo: launch of a telephone hotline for pediatric emergencies
Brazzaville, Congo, 9 June 2009 - '115', Africa's first toll-free number for pediatric emergency was launched today in Congo's capitale, Brazzaville.

European Commission grants 6 million euros to promote food and nutrition security in Congo
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, February 24, 2009 - According to several national surveys, food insecurity and under nutrition remain big concerns in Congo.

Congo kicks off roadmap for wheat flour fortification with iron to combat malnutrition
Brazzaville, Congo,14 November 2008 – The roadmap was launched to reduce the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia among children and pregnant women by at least 30% by 2013, through the fortification of wheat flour with iron and folate.

More than 16,000 Congolese Children Will Be Saved by 2013 through the ‘Life Savers’ Initiative
Brazzaville Congo, 23 December 2008 - Great ideas often have humble beginnings. Such is the story of “Les Gestes qui Sauvent," (Life Savers), which started as an initiative to harness the power of religious groups to accelerate child survival in Congo.

Congo: 4000 children mobilize to promote personal and environmental hygiene
Brazzaville, Congo, 17 Oct. 2008 - Launch of an educational campaign on personnal and environmental hygiene / Lancement d'une campagne de senibilisation sur l'hygiène corporelle et environnementale à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale du lavage des mains

Congo: White Paper on social protection of children
Brazzaville, Congo, 20 April 2009 - 1,200,000 Children live with less than 1 USD a day, this could be reduced by 10% for less than 4% of GDP, states the White Paper on Social protection of children in the Rep of Congo.

Congo: the Parliament and UNICEF advocate for improving the protection of children
Brazzaville, Congo, 22 April 2009 – The Parliamentarians and Senators gathered today in Congress to asses the protection of children in Congo, with particular emphasis on the implementation of the recommendations of the Monitoring Committee of the CRC.

Republic of Congo : The Government of Japan supports schools and health centres rehabilitation and implementation of free access education in Congo
Brazzaville, Congo -The Government of Japan has provided a grant of more than $4 million, or 1.8 billion F CFA, to the Republic of Congo, through UNICEF, to support Government policies of free primary education and promoting primary health care.

 

 
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