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UN stockpiling billion syringes for...

UN stockpiling billion syringes for...

World

Mon, Oct 19 2020

Unicef, the UN Children's Fund, said it aims to get 520 million syringes in its warehouses by the...

Unicef: 40% of world’s population lack...

40% people can't wash hands at

World

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The number is much higher in less developed countries

Unicef hails immunization progress in...

Bangladesh praised for immunization...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 12 2020

The national immunization program in Bangladesh targets 3.8 million children per year, providing vaccines...

Unicef: Accelerated action needed to...

Action needed to end child marriage...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic threatens to roll back progress on ending child marriage

WHO outraged by sex abuse reports in...

WHO shaken by DR Congo sex abuse...

Africa

Sat, Oct 3 2020

More than 50 women had accused aid workers from the WHO and leading charities of sexual exploitation...

Unicef: Covid-19 pandemic pushes 150m...

Covid-19 pushes 150m more children into...

World

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Before the pandemic, the average number of severe deprivations per child was around 0.7. It is now estimated...

Ambassador Fatima: Covid-19 cannot be...

Ambassador Fatima: Covid-19 cannot be...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 9 2020

She highlighted the dire consequences facing children across the globe due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Unicef provides PPE, medical supplies...

Unicef provides PPE, medical supplies...

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 6 2020

The Covid-19 supplies procured by Unicef are sourced both locally and offshore based on the requests...

Unicef to lead global procurement, supply...

Unicef to lead global procurement, supply...

Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 4 2020

Involving over 170 economies, the vaccine procurement and distribution effort could be the largest ever...

Unicef: Drugmakers can produce unprecedented...

Unicef: Drugmakers can produce unprecedented...

World

Fri, Sep 4 2020

Safe and effective vaccines are seen as essential to ending a pandemic that has so far claimed more than...

Covid-19 treatment centre opens for...

Covid-19 treatment centre opens for...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Aug 31 2020

Unicef is working with the Bangladesh Health Ministry to help strengthen infection prevention and control,...

UN: 463m children can't access virtual...

UN: 463m children can't access virtual...

World

Thu, Aug 27 2020

The UN report is based on data gathered from roughly 100 countries, measuring public access to the internet,...

Unicef: Rohingya children bearing brunt...

Unicef: Rohingya children bearing brunt...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Aug 24 2020

There are significant challenges including the fact that many parents cannot read and write

Unicef: Covid-19 disrupts child protection...

Unicef: Covid-19 disrupts child protection...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 18 2020

The UN agency’s Socio-economic Impact Survey of Covid-19 Response revealed that 104 countries out...

Unicef troubled by Belarus police ‘excessive...

Unicef troubled by Belarus police ‘excessive...

World

Sat, Aug 15 2020

Serious concerns remain over reports of excessive force used by police against protestors, in many cases...

Lead Exposure: Bangladesh 4th worst-hit...

Lead Exposure: Bangladesh 4th worst-hit...

World

Thu, Jul 30 2020

Unicef, Pure Earth call for urgent action to abolish dangerous practices, informal recycling of lead...

Children in flood-affected areas constitute...

Children in flood-affected areas constitute...

Nation

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Among the 22 people that have died in Kurigram till Friday, 17 were children—constituting 80% of...

Unicef: 1.9 million Bangladeshi children...

1.9mn children under 5 may fall victim...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Wasting refers to the process by which a debilitating disease causes muscle and fat tissue to "waste"...

UN: Pandemic could push up to 132m people...

UN: Pandemic could push up to 132m people...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jul 14 2020

The report said an economic recovery expected in 2021 would bring the number of undernourished people...

Covid-19 Impact: Over 28,000 children...

Covid-19 Impact: Over 28,000 children...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jun 23 2020

As much as 459,000 children and mothers are in danger in South Asian countries due to the disruption...

WHO, Unicef, Gavi: 80 million children...

'80m children at risk as Covid-19 disrupts...

World

Sat, May 23 2020

They warned that routine immunization services are substantially hindered in at least 68 countries