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Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

Jun 26, 2014

Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

For ending child and maternal deaths by 2035, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieving this goal. #India #NewsTracker #Health #USAid #Washington #Child mortality #Harsh Vardhan #Union Health Minister #maternal mortality #Six-point plan #Girl Child Education #Acting on the Call
Two million children under five die in central, west Africa each year: UN

Jun 23, 2014

Two million children under five die in central, west Africa each year: UN

Two million children under five die each year in central and western Africa, accounting for a third of all deaths worldwide in that age range, the UN said. #World #United Nations #CrackingTheCode #UN #Africa #Nigeria #children #Child mortality #Unicef #Sierra Leone #Ghana #Central African Republic
India among top nations in reducing child mortality in last decade: report

Oct 23, 2013

India among top nations in reducing child mortality in last decade: report

India is among the top 10 nations that have made the greatest strides in reducing child mortality since 1990, according to a study published today. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Child mortality #Save the Children
WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Apr 12, 2013

WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Taking the bull by its horns, WHO and Unicef have put together a Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD) aimed at ending preventable child deaths by these two major killers by 2025. #NewsTracker #WHO #Malnutrition #Child mortality #Unicef
WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Sep 28, 2014

The children beat Ebola, but it took their families

Like many other children's homes in Liberia, the Hawa Massaquoi child care centre believes in the power of faith when comforting the troubled young souls in its care. Outside, a hand-stencilled welcome sign quotes passages from the Bible, while insid... #Liberia #Africa #UNICEF
WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Sep 15, 2014

Saving India's mothers through mobile phones

Mumbai, India - A pioneering project to communicate with expectant and new mothers through mobile phone messages is transforming ante- and post-natal care in Mumbai. Medics say the approach provides a valuable tool in the effort to bring down India's... #India #CSR P.L.C. #Mumbai
WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Sep 16, 2014

UNICEF urges Harper to pitch for poor kids globally

OTTAWA—The United Nations Children’s Fund is calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to use his coming speech at the General Assembly to push for progress on saving young mothers and newborns in the developing world. The call for action comes as UNI... #Canada #United Nations #UNICEF #Stephen Harper #Ban Ki-moon