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Welcome to the World, Baby!

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 4, 2019

In 2019, over 395,000 babies will be born around the world on New Year’s Day. Their future, like this new year, is full of possibility. These babies deserve the best start in life. It is their right. But too many babies will not survive their first year, or even their first month. Read more »

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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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The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Step by Step, Day by Day… That’s (Still) the Baby-Friendly Way

Posted by: Guest Author July 31, 2018

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative has the power to create systems change, inform professional practice and enrich personal values and ethics and strengthen commitment to improve women’s and children’s health and the well being of families. It enables mothers to achieve their personal goals regarding infant feeding. Read more »

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Children in crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Posted by: Farah Malek-Bakouche May 10, 2018

In Kasai Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 2.3 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian aid. More than 400,000 children suffer from severe malnutrition and are at risk of dying. These children have witnessed or are victims of extreme violence and thousands of them have been forced to join armed militia groups. Those who have managed to escape are now attempting to piece together some semblance of a normal life. Read more »

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It hurts but it works!

Posted by: UNICEF April 24, 2018

Vaccines protect children against disease and death, saving up to three million lives a year. Despite the benefits, millions of young children around the world are missing out. UNICEF envisions a world where no child dies from a preventable cause and all children reach their full potential. That is why UNICEF is on the ground in 190 countries, immunizing millions of children every year. Read more »

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Ending the wait for an HIV diagnosis on World Health Day 2018

Posted by: UNICEF April 7, 2018

Babies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo can wait months for HIV results, but new technology can give a result the same day, speeding up treatment, and saving lives. Read more »

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Help children in South Sudan survive

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 12, 2018

Four years into a brutal conflict, South Sudan has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world. You can help South Sudanese children survive. Read more »

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5 examples of how UNICEF is helping children survive around the world

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand March 5, 2018

Although the world has made dramatic progress in reducing global rates of under-five child mortality, newborn deaths have declined at a slower pace. Find out what UNICEF is doing to help children survive. Read more »

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