Health and Nutrition

Overview: Health and Nutrition


Child and Newborn Health

Maternal Health

Expanded Programme on Immunisation

Communication for Development


Maternal Health

UNICEF Eritrea/2014/Pirozzi
© UNICEF Eritrea/2014/Pirozzi

UNICEF is supporting the Government to expand antenatal care, skilled institutional deliveries and post-natal care services and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV. The support extends from strengthening systems; developing capacities to development of strategies; road maps; strengthening service delivery; research to generate evidence based plans; and promote utilisation of health services through community participation and community capacity development. 

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Caring for the community’s children as she would her own
June 2012 - Nurse Nigsti comforts a crying child, reassures a mother and then very quickly shifts her attention and demeanour to meet with Ministry of Health officials to update them on her work at the Maternal Child Health facility...



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