Promoting healthy behaviours
UNICEF has reached over 1.7 million women and care givers with key messages and correct information on essential child care practices. There is a direct link between healthy behaviours and good health.
Healthy behaviours can address many of the preventable causes of disease and deaths. Working with the Health Promotion Unit/Ministry of Health, health personnel and through the community, UNICEF helps promote adoption of practices at the household and community levels to improve child health and development – including: