New podcast series reflects on childhood in South Africa through and beyond COVID-19
‘Phezulu: Looking Up’ a new eight-part podcast series released today features the stories of the impact of the COVID-19 years on children and youth and the ongoing response to accelerate the recovery for every child – for everyone.
New data indicates 30% decline in confidence in childhood vaccines in South Africa
UNICEF’s flagship report highlights 1 in 5 children in South Africa are under-immunised amid heightened vaccine scepticism during COVID-19, while 67 million children globally missed out on one or more vaccinations over the past 3 years.
Measles outbreak hits four provinces and threatens health of children across South Africa
UNICEF South Africa is working with national and provincial partners to tackle the measles outbreak that has spread across North West, Mpumulanga, Limpopo and Gauteng provinces, with further cases likely as the holiday season starts.