UNICEF and government vaccinating over 1.7 million children in Guinea amid measles outbreak
CONAKRY, Guinea/DAKAR, Senegal, 11 February 2014 – As the death toll and the number of suspected cases of measles continues to rise in Guinea, UNICEF and the Government of Guinea have kicked off a massive emergency campaign to vaccinate over...
Statement by the Representative of UNICEF in Guinea on the risks for children during election-related demonstrations
CONAKRY, September 25, 2013 - On the eve of the parliamentary elections in Guinea, UNICEF voices concern over the risks of the involvement of children in potentially violent street demonstrations.
Significant reductions in under-five child mortality worldwide, says recent UNICEF “A Promise Renewed” Report, yet much work remains
CONAKRY, Guinea, 16 September 2013 – “On Friday, UNICEF released its “A Promised Renewed Report” which examines the issue of mortality among children under five years old worldwide.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow visits Guinea to highlight plight of children
Conakry, Guinea, 4 May 2010 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow is traveling to Guinea this Wednesday to witness how children have been among the most seriously affected by political and economic turmoil in the country.
Protecting children under five years against polio: a must in Guinea
Conakry, Guinea, 5 March 2010- Anti-polio national campaigns in 3 cycles in Guinea:- (from the 06th to the 10th March - from the 26th to the 29th March – and from the 23rd to the 26th April 2010) will be launched.
West Africa unites to tackle spreading polio epidemic
Dakar/Harare, 28 mai 2009 - 74 million children in 11 countries to be immunized against polio, as outbreak spreads to Guinea.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow completes visit to Guinea
Conakry, Guinea, 10 May 2010 – World renowned actress, humanitarian and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow ended yesterday a five-day visit to Guinea.
Guinea: in the lead-up to the elections, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow encourages youth to be non-violent actors of change
New York/Conakry, Guinea, 10 May 2010 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow launched a $1.65 million project geared at youth to encourage them to be peaceful actors of change in the lead up to the elections.
Media Alert: Launch of national integrated child survival campaign in Guinea
Conakry, Guinea, 18 November 2009 - A national child survival campaign consisting of an integrated free package of measles immunization, vitamin A supplementation, deworming tablets and a mosquito net is launched in Conakry.
UNICEF Representative in Guinea discusses the situation of children
Conakry, Guinea, 12 October 2009 - Interview with Dr Mohamed Cisse, UNICEF Representative in Guinea child survival and development issues and UNICEF efforts to address challenges in that country.