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Playing down reports of 200 children falling sick, govt says, 'no need to worry' about deworming tablet side-effects

Feb 11, 2016

Playing down reports of 200 children falling sick, govt says, 'no need to worry' about deworming tablet side-effects

Seeking to play down reports of around 200 children falling sick after consuming deworming tablets, the government today said there is "no need to worry or panic" as this medicine has "mild side-effects" on one to two per cent of the children for a short time. #Rajasthan #NewsTracker #bIhar #Healthcare #children #Deworming #side effects #F Health
Around 188 children taken to hospitals in Bihar, Rajasthan, Haryana after deworming campaign

Feb 10, 2016

Around 188 children taken to hospitals in Bihar, Rajasthan, Haryana after deworming campaign

188 children were taken to hospitals in Bihar, Rajasthan and Haryana as they complained of uneasiness after being administered deworming tablets. #Rajasthan #India #NewsTracker #Chhattisgarh #bIhar #Haryana #children #deworming tablets
Bihar court sentences two for 20 years 'rigorous imprisonment' in gangrape case

Feb 05, 2016

Bihar court sentences two for 20 years 'rigorous imprisonment' in gangrape case

Two persons were awarded rigorous imprisonment for 20 years by a district court here today for gangraping a minor in Bihar's Vaishali district about a year ago. #POSCO #bIhar #gangrape #Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
Conflict and war has left 20 million children out of school: Unicef

Jan 12, 2016

Conflict and war has left 20 million children out of school: Unicef

Over 20 million children living in conflict-torn countries are out of school, the Unicef has said. The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) fears that unless education is provided to children living in emergency situations, a generation of children will grow up without the skills they need to contribute to their countries and economies. #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #children #Unicef #Conflict #War
Nepal elected as UNICEF's executive board term member for the next two years

Jan 10, 2016

Nepal elected as UNICEF's executive board term member for the next two years

Nepal has been elected to the UNICEF Executive Board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018. #NewsTracker #Nepal #Unicef #Asia-Pacific region #United Nations Children's Fund #UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Remo Fernandes granted anticipatory bail in 'verbal abuse' case

Jan 07, 2016

Remo Fernandes granted anticipatory bail in 'verbal abuse' case

Pop singer Remo Fernandes was on Thursday granted anticipatory bail by Goa Children's Court in connection with the case against him of allegedly verbally abusing a minor girl. #NewsTracker #Goa #Panaji #pop singer #Remo Fernandes #Goa Children's Court
Child-health spending soars, but 40 million Indian children stunted

Jan 04, 2016

Child-health spending soars, but 40 million Indian children stunted

The central government’s spending on health has been changing structurally over the past two decades, from providing only nutritional supplements, such as vitamins, to a more holistic approach, from maternal health to sanitation. #India #ConnectTheDots #Indian children #child health #Health policy #Malnurtrition #public health policy
Iraq risks losing generation due to lack of schools, healthcare - UNICEF | Reuters

Dec 30, 2015

Iraq risks losing generation due to lack of schools, healthcare - UNICEF | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Preventing violence from depriving millions of children in Iraq of education and decent healthcare is a key humanitarian priority for the country in 2016, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday. More than 2 million children in Iraq are out of school, up to 3 million more have had their education disrupted by the war, and nearly one in five schools have been damaged, destroyed or used for other purposes, the U.N #markets #North Korea #United Kingdom #Iraq #children