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UNICEF

UNICEF is a development policy organization of the un founded in 1946 by United Nations General Assembly.

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Timeline

December 22, 2020
UNICEF launches the COVID-19 vaccine market dashboard.
April 20, 2020
UNICEF and Microsoft Corp. announces the expansion of a global learning platform to help children and youth affected by COVID-19 continue their education at home.
March 2019
UNICEF and WHO vaccinates children affected by Cyclone Idai.

People

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Aishwarya Bathwal

Employee

Alanna Beckman

Employee

Alexandra McMahon

Employee

Alexis Rodrigo

Employee

Amber Oliver

Employee

Ana Brakatselos

Employee

Anahita Arora

Employee

Ananda Zhu

Employee

Anchal garg

Employee

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Employee

asch harwood

Employee

Blair Palmer

Employee

Bommy Cha

Employee

celeste pascual

Employee

Charisse Serrano

Employee

Charlotte Hummel

Employee

Chau (Choe) Vu

Employee

Chérif Zouein

Employee

Chris Swimmer

Employee

Colin Hart

Employee

Daniel Freedman

Employee

Divya Nair

Employee

Donat Mehmeti

Employee

Dounia Kchiere

Employee

Dustin York

Employee

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News

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Lizzy Davies
September 6, 2021
the Guardian
Covid, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes
August 26, 2021
WebWire
"Twenty-five years ago, Graça Machel released her report to the United Nations, 'The impact of war on children', which urged the international community to take concrete action to protect children from the scourge of war and called on the United Nations and the global community to act to protect children., , , , "The international community heeded the call and took action based on Machel's recommendations, with the General Assembly establishing the Office of the SRSG on children and armed conf...
August 23, 2021
news.google.com
A recent study conducted in the United Kingdom has shown that people infected with the Delta variant have higher viral load.
ANI
August 21, 2021
@bsindia
The UNICEF on Thursday said in a report that nearly one billion children all across the world are at high risk of the impacts of the climate crisis
Science X staff
August 20, 2021
phys.org
Researchers working with UNICEF have created the Climate Change Vulnerability Index to assess the impact of climate change on children for the first time.
Damian Carrington Environment editor
August 20, 2021
the Guardian
Report launched with youth activists including Greta Thunberg paints 'unimaginably dire' picture
August 17, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Delta variant on path to become dominant strain worldwide as surge in the highly transmissible variant increases urgency for vaccinating large numbers of vulnerable people, , • Rising infection rates resulting in increased hospitalizations are overwhelming health systems and leaving many countries in urgent need of life-saving oxygen, , • Testing rates in much of the world is too low, especially low- and lower-middle-income countries [1] - leaving much of the world blind to how the di...
AP
August 14, 2021
The Hindu
The epicenter of the quake was about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said
By EVENS SANON
August 14, 2021
AP NEWS
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- At least 29 people were killed when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, and Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was rushing aid to affected areas, where some towns were destroyed and hospitals were overwhelmed with wounded people.
August 4, 2021
WebWire
"UNICEF is extremely concerned about the escalation of violence against children in Afghanistan and is outraged by a report that a 12-year-old boy from Shirin Tagab district, Kohsayyad village, in Faryab province, suffered a brutal flogging by a member of an anti-government element. "The young boy endured wounds to his back, legs and feet, and is traumatized by the vicious attack. UNICEF, with local partners, is providing urgent help to the child and his family, including psychosocial su...
August 2, 2021
The Economic Times
Known as COVAX, the program was supposed to be a global powerhouse, a multibillion-dollar alliance of international health bodies and nonprofits that would ensure through sheer buying power that poor countries received vaccines as quickly as the rich. "COVAX hasn't failed, but it is failing, said Dr. Ayoade Alakija, a co-chair of the African Union's vaccine delivery program.
July 26, 2021
WebWire
UNICEF and Sinovac have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of the CoronaVac inactivated virus vaccine against COVID-19 on behalf of the COVAX Facility. Through the supply agreement, UNICEF will have access to up to 200 million doses of the vaccine in 2021 to supply participating countries and territories in the COVAX Facility's Advance Market Commitment (AMC), as well as self-financing participants. This is the 8th supply agreement UNICEF has signed for COVID-19 v...
July 23, 2021
WebWire
More than four million people, including one million refugees, are at immediate risk of losing access to safe water in Lebanon. With the rapidly escalating economic crisis, shortages of funding, fuel and supplies such as chlorine and spare parts, UNICEF estimates that most water pumping will gradually cease across the country in the next four to six weeks. "The water sector is being squeezed to destruction by the current economic crisis in Lebanon, unable to function due to the dollarized...
July 16, 2021
The Economic Times
In a statement, the Health Ministry, without naming anyone, said there have been some media reports alleging that lakhs of Indian children may have missed their routine vaccinations due to disruptions caused by COVID-19, leading to an increased risk of future outbreaks and deaths.
July 16, 2021
WebWire
Earlier this spring, H&M launched a global initiative to support today's role models -- kids. The new initiative aims to find and empower role models making progress on social equality, sustainability, education and more. Now, H&M wants to spotlight these kids' efforts, create awareness about how the broader community can join the children's causes and provide additional support via a donation to UNICEF. Some of the kids were first seen in the launch film by double Oscar-nominated director...
PTI
July 15, 2021
News18
It also noted that over 3 million of zero dose children in 2020 lived in India.
July 13, 2021
WebWire
Around one in three countries where schools are or have been closed are not yet implementing remedial programmes post-COVID-19 school closures, according to a UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank and OECD global Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures. At the same time, only one-third of countries are taking steps to measure learning losses in primary and lower secondary levels - mostly among high-income countries. Measuring learning loss is a critical first step towa...
July 12, 2021
WebWire
There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today - much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19. While the pandemic's impact has yet to be fully mapped, a multi-agency report estimates that around a tenth of the global population - up to 811 million people - were undernourished last year. The number suggests it will take a tremendous effort for the world to honour its pledge to end hunger by 2030. This year's edition of The State of Food Se...
July 9, 2021
WebWire
UNICEF has signed an agreement with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV to supply up to 220 million doses of the J&J single-dose vaccine for all 55 Member States of the African Union (AU) by the end of 2022. Some 35 million doses are to be delivered by the end of this year. The agreement between UNICEF and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV will help implement the Advance Purchase Commitment (APC) signed between the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) and Janssen in March of th...
Science X staff
July 8, 2021
phys.org
Populist anti-foreign aid rhetoric works--but only fans of populist politicians are convinced by hostile messages about charity abroad, a new study shows. Those who distrust populist politicians are significantly less susceptible to these messages.
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