Cricket Australia pledged 50,000 Australian dollars to support India's fight against the devastating second wave and said it will also raise more funds in partnership with its players' association and UNICEF.
There are four information guides in all — a list of emergency resources, guides for factual information on vaccination, real-time information and safety tips
On Wednesday, Yemen received 3,60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX facility, the UNICEF said in a statement
COVID-19-induced closure of 15 lakh schools impacted 24.7 crore children in India, finds UNICEF study
The report stated that online education is not an option for all in India as only one in four children has access to digital devices and internet connectivity
Henrietta Fore, head of UNICEF, said, "The only way out of this pandemic for any of us is to ensure vaccinations are available for all of us."
As per UNICEF, an estimated 140 million children will be born in 2021 and their average life expectancy is expected to be 84 years
World Day Of War Orphans 2021: Significance of day observed to recognise plight of children affected by conflict
UNICEF defines an orphan as 'a child under 18 years of age who has lost one or both parents to any cause of death'
Odisha govt launches 'career portal' for secondary, higher secondary students in collaboration with UNICEF
The govt said that the portal will provide easy access to information on different careers, and offer career guidance services through a mobile friendly-app
The WHO along with its partners have treated and vaccinated more than 40,000 people at high risk, across dense rainforests and crowded urban areas.
One in six children lives in extreme poverty, finds UNICEF and World Bank analysis; calls for urgent recovery plan
Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for two-thirds of children living in households that survive on an average of US $1.90 a day or less per person
Global Handwashing Day 2020: Importance of 'hand hygiene for all' highlighted amid COVID-19, otherwise
Handwashing with soap can prevent 1 in 3 people getting diarrhoea, and 1 in 5 people from falling sick with a respiratory illness.
COVID-19 could result in 2 lakh additional stillbirths globally, warns UN; report blames rising poverty, interruption in health services
Already 20 lakh babies — one every 16 seconds — are stillborn every year, a large majority which occur in low- and middle-income countries where basic neo-natal care could save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, the report said
World Teachers' Day 2020: UN chief thanks educators for 'crucial role'; 'teachers leading in crisis' is this year's theme
The day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 International Labour Organization and UNESCO recommendation, which sets benchmarks regarding the responsibilities and rights of teachers as well as standards for their preparation and further education, recruitment, employment
2019 saw the lowest number of global under-five deaths on record with around 5.2 million children died due to preventable illness as compared with 12.5 million in 1990.
Coronavirus Updates: Ahead of West Bengal Assembly's Monsoon session, eight, including two staff and four cops, test positive
Coronavirus Updates: A total of 467 persons were tested at a temporary testing centre on Tuesday. The House will be in session only on 9 September as opposed to the two days proposed earlier
The vaccine procurement and distribution effort, involving over 170 economies, has the potential to become the largest and fastest of its kind
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom broke the news through UNICEF in the capacity of goodwill ambassadors.
COVID-19 lockdown exposes gaps in India's child protection services and urgent need for collaborative, proactive approach
The lockdown augmented poverty, uncertainty and domestic anxiety; now more children may move toward the streets; away from home or searching for work.
Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report
Lead has been found in food items like Chili powder, Garam Masala, etc and in a brand of instant noodles popular across India.
To promote breastfeeding and its many benefits for the mother and child, the WHO celebrates the week between 1 and 7 August every year as the World Breastfeeding Week.