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Geographic Region : Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.

A Healthy Start

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 2, 2016

Breastfeeding gives babies their first vaccine and the healthiest nutrition at the start of life. Read more »

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Cyber Superheroes

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 1, 2019

It’s not often we have the opportunity to discuss the power of partnership through technology and the support of women. Although, times are changing and Cisco along with UNICEF Canada are advancing the prospects of women globally through their commitment to help communities, economies and futures – one woman at a time. Read more »

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Bringing healthcare to hard-to-reach communities in Nigeria

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 30, 2019

Mobile health teams, funded by Global Affairs Canada, are helping to ensure that children receive polio vaccinations, while also providing basic health services in hard-to-reach areas of Nigeria. Read more »

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5 Unique Gifts for Loved Ones

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 24, 2019

This Valentine’s Day, give a gift that shares the love. UNICEF Canada has five unique gift-giving suggestions that make great alternatives to the traditional Valentine’s Day gifts. Read more »

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Five Stories of Success from 2018

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 31, 2018

In 2018, UNICEF reached almost all corners of the globe – 190 countries to be exact – to help save children’s lives. We have chosen five stories of success to show how generous support from our donors paired with tireless work from UNICEF staff, volunteers and partners are truly making a difference, for every child. Read more »

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Year in Review: UNICEF’s Work in 2018

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 27, 2018

Although we’d love to showcase all of the hard work done by UNICEF staffers, volunteers and partners this year, we’ve only got so much space so join us as we look back at some of our key moments in 2018. Read more »

Every Child Alive: From premature to happy and healthy

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 20, 2018

Of all the babies born every year, 30 million newborns will need specialized and intensive care due to reasons like premature birth and low birthweight. Thanks to timely neonatal care, Baby Nahawa from Mali beat all odds to survive. Read more »

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A Life Uprooted: Yar’s Story

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 13, 2018

16 year old Yar came to Uganda from South Sudan three years ago. Although she had to leave everything behind, she has now made new friends – and a new life – for herself. Read more »

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Five things to know about the Global Compact for Migration

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 7, 2018

There has been a lot of ongoing debates lately around migration. But why is it on the news and what is the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration everyone is talking about? What does it mean for children refugees and migrants, and their rights and protection? Here are five things you need to know about what is happening in Marrakech this week. Read more »

Uprooted Journeys: The Role of an Object

Posted by: UNICEF December 5, 2018

Young migrants are full of potential. When they’re supported they can become agents of positive change for safe migration, equality and friendship. For Migration Week, UNICEF Canada looks at how everyday objects play a role in telling young migrant’s stories. Read more »

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