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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF )

Malnutrition for billions in Asia, Pacific feared amid pandemic: UN

The economic impact of COVID-19 on the world's most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion people in Asia and the Pacific who ...

Malnutrition for billions in Asia, Pacific feared amid pandemic: UN

Meena: Little girl with big dreams

Meena is more than a cartoon. Meena is a girl with a message. Meena is a social reformer full of fun and frolic

Opening scene of 'Meena'

UNICEF asks countries to open schools

As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as cases continue to soar around the world, no effort should be spared to keep schools open or prioritize them in reopening plans.

UNICEF asks countries to open schools

Vitamin A campaign reaches 20.8m children in Bangladesh: UNICEF

The National Vitamin A plus campaign in Bangladesh has reached 20.8 million children aged between 6 months and 5 years with the important immunity boosting supplement

A baby is given Vitamin A capsule in Pabna Sadar hospital, marking the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign- 2018 on 14 July. Photo: Hasan Mahmud

COVID-19

Teachers should be prioritised for vaccination: UNICEF

While decisions about vaccine allocation ultimately rest with governments, the consequences of extended missed or impaired education are steep, especially for the most marginalised, said UNICEF ...

Teachers should be prioritised for vaccination against COVID-19: UNICEF

COVID-19: UNICEF calls on govts to prioritise reopening of schools

With little evidence that schools contribute to higher rates of transmission, UNICEF urged governments to prioritise reopening schools and take all actions possible to make them as safe as possible

Students return home from school

UNICEF dialogue

Internet facilities for children must be safe: Experts

If the young children are not safe online, the country will not be safe, nor will the future

Internet facilities for children must be safe: Experts

Virtual roundtable

World Pneumonia Day: Bangladesh Perspective

Speakers at a roundtable on ‘World Pneumonia Day: Bangladesh Perspective,’ organised by Save the Children, UNICEF and Prothom Alo on 10 November, observed that facilities must be available at an ...

World Pneumonia Day: Bangladesh Perspective

UNICEF plans to deliver around 2b doses of COVID-19 vaccines

UNICEF is working with major global airlines and freight providers to step up efforts to deliver close to 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines in 2021 to over 92 countries around the world as soon as ...

UNICEF plans to deliver around 2b doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Virtual roundtable

Maternal care will decrease premature birth

The roundtable was organised by Bangladesh Neonatal Forum, with support from Save the Children, UNICEF and Prothom Alo.

Clockwise: Mohammad Shahidullah, Tahmina Begum, Md Shamsul Haque, Md Sharif
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