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Breastfeeding: A healthy start for every child’s life

Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

UNICEF scales up response to emergency in western Uganda

UN Secretary General and World Bank President Meet Uganda’s U-reporters

UNICEF responds to Kasese floods disaster

“Invest in the future; defeat malaria” – United Nations

Japanese Government Provides Over USD 21 Million in Emergency Response Funds to UN Agencies in Uganda

Uganda launches vaccine against pneumococcal disease

DFID, UNICEF Launch USD250,000 Safe Water Supply Project in Moroto

United Nations in Uganda Supports Efforts to Empower Grassroots Girls and Women in Uganda

Government of Uganda on Board in Scaling up Integrated Nutrition through Strategic Partnerships

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation : Promoting “Zero Tolerance” to Female Genital Mutilation

Japan-funded Water Project Launched in Kotido Town Council

Barclays and UNICEF Launch New Global Partnership in Uganda

15 October 2012 - On Global Handwashing Day UNICEF says: It’s not complicated, but it’s crucial

’Zero Violence in Schools’ campaign launched to protect Ugandan pupils from abuse, promote mentoring, positive guidance and not punishment

1 August 2012 - World Breastfeeding Week 2012: Celebrating Ten Years of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding

23 July 2012 – Story of drought and food insecurity in Kenya wins first-ever UNICEF-sponsored CNN MultiChoice TV News Bulletin Award

16 June 2012 - UNICEF calls for social inclusion of children with disabilities in Africa

25 April 2012 - UN in Uganda: Sustaining malaria control efforts in Uganda is an investment in the nation’s development

27 March 2012 - Karamoja girl to carry Olympic torch

2 April 2012 - UNICEF: Ending child under-nutrition critical to achieving virtually all MDGs by 2015

The 8th March 2012 is International Women’s’ Day and the UN Women’s Regional Programme, Director Ms. Simone Oluch-Olunya acting interim for East and Horn of Africa presents this United Nations Joint Statement in Nebbi District, North Western Uganda.

13 September 2011 - Uganda Telecom Limited and UNICEF team up to tackle Uganda’s Birth Registration problem

13 July 2011 - Uganda announces elimination of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

7 December 2010 - A call to action for the total abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation in Uganda

18 November 2010 - Two Million Ugandan Children Targeted for Polio Immunizations

UTL Boosts Birth Registration with New MobileVRS

Convention on the Rights of the Child 2010 - Child Rights in Uganda

15 October 2010 - UNICEF and Partners Promote Handwashing with Soap to Keep Ugandan Children Alive

16 June 2010 - UN Highlights Maternal and Child Survival



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