Child & Maternal Health

Overcrowding of refugee reception centres in Greece pose serious risk to children

Overcrowding in Greek island reception centres for refugees and migrants has made...

Additional one million children at risk of famine in Yemen, report shows

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies that comes through Hodeidah port could cause...

6.3 million children died from preventable causes in 2017, highlights new report

A new report released by UNICEF, the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations...

Children are most vulnerable to the health risks associated with climate related disasters

A new report published in PLoS One Medicine has revealed that infants and children...

New drug for malaria could save 8.5 million lives

A new drug for the treatment of malaria has been approved by the US authorities. The...

Infant mortality in Brazil is increasing for the first time since 1990

The number of infant deaths has risen in Brazil for the first time since 1990 a recent...

Less than 15% of children seeking asylum on the Greek Islands received an education in 2017

A report by Human Rights Watch reveals that asylum-seeking children in Greece are...

75% of South Sudanese children have known nothing but war - UNICEF

After South Sudan gained independence in 2011, becoming the world’s youngest...

1.3 Million Afghan Children May Lose Protection from Polio Immunization

Insurgent bans may prevent hundreds of thousands of children in Afghanistan from receiving...

Ineffective health care may occur across all Member States, WHO warns

A new report conducted by the World Health Organization(WHO) and partners revealed...

New drug could prevent thousands of deaths during childbirth

A study partly led by the World Health Organisation has found that a new drug could...

Japan donates $15.7 million to help upscale UNICEF’s work in Cox’s Bazar

UNICEF is able to scale up its assistance to women and children in Cox’s Bazar,...

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