Survivors of a super typhoon that may have killed more than 10,000 people in the Philippines were growing increasingly desperate for aid Monday, as authorities struggled to cope with potentially the country's worst recorded natural disaster.
Early childhood deaths around the world have been cut in half since 1990 but some 18,000 children under five still die every day.
Early marriage is a form of violence and discrimination: Jun Kukita, UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan.
Global health experts have warned against giving iron supplements in areas where malaria is rampant, but a study Tuesday found no rise in cases of the mosquito-borne disease among children who took iron.
Jun Kukita, UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan, made several recommendations to Kazakhstan on lowering child and infant mortality and increasing life expectancy of Kazakhstan citizens.
To help children plunged into poverty by Spain's grinding recession, several regional governments have stepped up aid programmes for needy students.
Desperate to save children from being used as soldiers in Congo, residents of the notorious "Triangle of Death" launched the first wide-scale campaign to end the practice in the remote and volatile region.
The UN warned Wednesday that austerity measures are hitting children hard, as it published a ranking of kids' well-being in rich countries topped by northern European countries and showing Britain climbing out of the bottom tier.
The conflict in northern Mali has disrupted the education of nearly three quarters of a million children.
Kazakhstan’s infant and maternal mortality is 18 percent higher than in Central and Eastern European countries with similar GDP per capita.
The global mortality rate for young children has been nearly halved in the past two decades, but Africa and South Asia have not kept pace.
The wire got shifted down and that’s why the flag changed its orientation, because a strong wind was blowing in Astana in the last two days: UNICEF.
PM Massimov and Ms. Singer discussed joint projects for 2010-2015.
Kazakhstan completed immunization of children against poliomyelitis. It was done because of the outbreak in Tajikistan and Russia in 2010.
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