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Day of the African Child - 2013
Uganda joined other countries to advocate against harmful social and cultural practices that rob children of their childhood at the Day of the African Child (DAC) national celebrations.


Family Health Days: Keeping families alive and safe
With the introduction of Family Health Days, a partnership among UNICEF, the government and faith-based organizations, Ugandans can now receive the healthcare and attention they need.

United Nations Delivering As One initiative launched in Uganda at the UN Day
UN in Uganda launches the UN Delivering as One initiative and commemorates the 67th anniversary of the founding of the UN.


World Breastfeeding Week in Uganda (1-7 August 2012)
UNICEF together with the Government of Uganda joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Breastfeeding Week 2012 from 1-7 August


UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake's visit to Uganda - 2012
In Uganda, UNICEF Executive Director sees innovation in action, calls on global community to combat undernutrition.


The vulnerable Ik community of Uganda's Karamoja region
The IK are one of the minority ethnic groups in Kaabong district. They were displaced from their land to create a national park and consequently suffered extreme famine. They gather fruits and collect honey, which play a great role in the IK culture.


A day in the life of ten-year old James Kaahwa- An AIDS orphan
The intense suffering and hardship caused by losing one or two parents is not the only harmful consequence. Children orphaned by AIDS can become severely vulnerable to violence and exploitation.


Street Children in Uganda: A persisting problem
Children living on the streets of Bundibugyo district - Western Uganda. UNICEF and local government partners working together to drive them off the streets.

malnutrition, Alive, Uganda

ECHO supports children to stay Alive and Safe.
As populations move out of camps to areas of return, where access to health services is limited, child protection systems down, worsening health, nutrition and protection indicators have been observed. UNICEF with support from ECHO provides relief.



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