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Category : Child Survival

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Top seven Valentine’s Day charity gifts that can save lives

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 12, 2018

This Valentine’s Day, let’s stand together and spread the love – with gifts that can save lives. You can honour a special someone by giving the gifts of survival, shelter and hope to children in need. Read more »


Vitamin A: A drop that saves lives

Posted by: UNICEF February 7, 2018

The first one thousand days of a child’s life are critical for his or her future. Canada contributes to ensuring that every Ivorian child is born and grows up healthy. Read more »

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Meet Canadians who are helping to build a better world

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 5, 2018

From February 4-10, Canada celebrates International Development Week. It’s our chance to recognize Canadians who are helping to make the world a better place. UNICEF has hundreds of Canadians working to protect and promote the rights of vulnerable children. Meet just a few of them! Read more »

Good News for Moms and Babies: the Philippines Has Eliminated MNT

Posted by: UNICEF December 12, 2017

On November 29, the Philippines became the 44th country since the year 1999 to officially eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). This announcement leaves just 15 countries around the world still facing the threat of MNT, an excruciating and often fatal disease that affects mothers and newborns, usually through unhygienic childbirth and umbilical cord care practices. Read more »

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Surviving Winter in Syria

Posted by: UNICEF December 11, 2017

Conflict has changed every part of Syria over the past six years, including winter. Any happy memories of snow filled streets and fields are now gone. Forced to flee their homes and live in camps and shelters offering little protection from the cold, winter is a real struggle for children in Syria. Freezing temperatures, snow and heavy rain will make life a struggle for children who have been forced from their homes. Read more »

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For every child, health: HIV Support for children in Sierra Leone

Posted by: UNICEF December 1, 2017

In Sierra Leone, all children living with HIV can be enrolled in antiretroviral treatment free of charge. At the HAPPY Kids and Adolescents centre, kids get the support to lead happy and healthy lives. Read more »

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Girl, uprooted

Posted by: June Findlay November 15, 2017

After violent conflict in South Sudan forced Nyajime’s family to uproot their lives, she became sick and so malnourished that she was unable to stand, walk or even smile. Here’s the story of her miraculous transformation into a healthy child, thanks to the love and care of many people—and a few simple, yet essential gifts. Read more »

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Ayat, the Teacher

Posted by: UNICEF November 2, 2017

The story of Ayat, a 12-year old girl who fled with her family from Ar-Raqqa, Syria amid violence and who is making the best of her situation by helping others. Read more »

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