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Archived press releases from UNICEF Azerbaijan from the year 2008 (in chronological order)

"Every child needs a family!"
BAKU, 20 November 2008 - The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Azerbaijan, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azercell Telecom LLC and UNICEF teamed up to support the campaign “Every Child Needs a Family”.

Mohamed Bendriss Alami - New Interim Representative for UNICEF Azerbaijan
BAKU, 3 November 2008 – Mr. Mohamed Bendriss Alami has been appointed new Representative for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Azerbaijan.

UNICEF notes progress in reducing childhood mortality in Azerbaijan
BAKU, 24 September 2008 – Azerbaijan made considerable progress in reducing infant and under five mortality rates since 2000, according to the latest UNICEF estimates for all the countries of the world.

UNICEF and StatoilHydro agree to cooperate to reduce infant mortality and improve mother and newborn care in Azerbaijan
BAKU, 15 April 2008 - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the StatoilHydro Azerbaijan have teamed up to support the Government of Azerbaijan in its efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve mother and newborn care in Azerbaijan.

Statement by UNICEF concerning the trial of minor HIV-infected girl
Baku, 5 February 2008 – On 6 February 2008 a Baku district court is expected to deliver a sentence on the case of an 18-year-old HIV-infected girl, facing criminal charges of deliberately infecting other people with the HIV.



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