UNICEF calls for averting a lost generation as COVID-19 threatens to cause irreversible harm to children’s education, nutrition and well-being
Children and adolescents account for 1 in 9 of reported COVID-19 infections, according to new analysis released ahead of World Children’s Day
Universal Child Benefit critical in reducing vulnerability and poverty, new UNICEF Sri Lanka report finds
As the economic fallout of COVID-19 deepens, UNICEF recommends increased investment in social protection to support economic recovery and to protect families and children from deprivation
UNICEF to stockpile over half a billion syringes by year end, as part of efforts to prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccinations
Initial preparatory work – in partnership with Gavi and WHO – will include purchasing boxes for the safe disposal of syringes and mapping out cold chain equipment to ensure delivery of effective vaccines
UNICEF to lead procurement and supply of COVID-19 vaccines in world’s largest and fastest ever operation of its kind
UNICEF will work with manufacturers and partners on the procurement of vaccine doses as well as freight, logistics and storage of COVID-19 vaccines, on behalf of global COVAX Facility.
COVID-19: RETURNING SCHOOL CHILDREN AND PARENTS ASKED TO FOLLOW SEVEN ‘NEW LESSONS’ TO PREVENT COVID-19 IN NEW NATIONAL CAMPAIGN
Ministry of Education, Health Promotion Bureau and UNICEF Launch ‘COVID-19: New Lessons for the New Term’ Media Campaign with Support from United States.