UNICEF'S programs include Health and Nutrition, HIV/AIDS Education, Water, Environment;and sanitation and Child Protection. In addition, Communication, Social Policy and Social Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation programs have activities that cut across and support all the other programs areas.

Health and Nutrition
The interventions of the program cover mainly maternal and neonatal mortality,deficiencies in micronutrients, integrated cares of child diseases, the strategy of acceleration of mother and child survival which includes immunization of child and woman in pregnancy and the prevention of Malaria.

HIV/AIDS remains today a major threat against children and women. The response of the program aims the reinforcement of the participation of the youth and children, the strengthening of the assets as regards the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS and pediatric cares.

Education is fundamental in the development of a country. A particular emphasis is put on the increase of school access, the reinforcement of the maintenance at the school, particularly girls, the integrated early childhood development, improvement of the quality and the relevance of trainings.

Water, Environment and Sanitation
It is a question for WES program of improving hygiene and sanitation in the satellite schools, Bisongo (pre-school centres), non-formal basic education centres and communities in UNICEF intervention areas through the promotion of the latrines, the drinking water supply and the rules of hygiene.

Child Protection
The priority is granted to the plea for an effective application of the legal instruments as regards child protection and woman rights. Implementation of special measures of protection in favour of the particularly vulnerable groups, the fight against harmful practices remain permanent challenges.

Social and Economic Policy

UNICEF believes that policy analysis, of both economic and social policies, is fundamental to realizing child rights and reducing poverty. Our work aims to strengthen pro-poor evidence-based policy-making across and within the sectors where we work.


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