Child & Maternal Health

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,...

Health concerns grow in Papua New Guinea following earthquake and aftershocks

WHO has raised concerns about the potential for disease earthquakes in Papua New Guinea...

“No single agency can meet the massive health needs” of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, says WHO

Healthcare is a key priority for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, with numerous agencies...

Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus is South Sudan’s ‘silent killer’

In South Sudan 91% of pregnant women give birth in their homes without access to a...

Child marriage has fallen by 15% in the last decade

UNICEF has announced that the number of child marriages has declined significantly...

Lao PDR launches comprehensive new plans to tackle stunting

Representatives from two provinces in Lao PDR have agreed on a comprehensive new approach...

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