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Tag : Malnutrition

Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Malnutrition".

“I was praying as I walked” Malnutrition in Central African Republic

Posted by: UNICEF December 4, 2018

Prosper carried his emaciated son miles to the nearest clinic in the Central African Republic. That was just the start of their journey. Read more »

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Conflict in Yemen: Children caught in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 27, 2018

The conflict has made Yemen a living hell for children. Over 11 million children – 80% of all children in the country – require humanitarian assistance. But thanks to donors, UNICEF is on the ground, and working hard to reach as many children as possible with life-saving support. Read more »

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UNICEF’s vaccination campaign amidst a cholera outbreak in Yemen

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 31, 2018

In late September and early October, UNICEF and WHO partnered together to vaccinate over 160,000 children living in Yemen against cholera, as part of a 6 day campaign in the country. 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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Fighting for survival

Posted by: UNICEF May 10, 2018

Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasaï region has caused massive displacement and prevented hundreds of thousands of families from planting crops. After months living in the bush in rudimentary conditions, thousands of children are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and need life-saving care. In response, UNICEF is supporting health centres to treat malnourished children. Read more »

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Top 5 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for 2018

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 8, 2018

If you still don’t have an idea what to get for Mother’s Day but want to gift something that gives back, look no further. UNICEF’s Survival Gifts are real gifts with real impact delivered from one of our warehouses straight to children and families in need. With Survival Gifts, you can select the type of gift you would like to give, whether it is for nourishment, education, play or emergencies. All Survival Gifts can be purchased online, which makes them ideal even as last-minute gifts. 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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Picky Eaters vs. Hungry Bellies

Posted by: June Findlay October 2, 2017

Many kids in Canada are picky eaters. Many more don't have the access to food to even be considered that. Read more »

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Youth are what they eat (or don’t eat) at school

Posted by: Kids Of Canada August 22, 2017

This is the first in a series of youth guest blogs providing a diversity of perspectives from Canada’s young people in support of UNICEF Canada’s One Youth movement. Read more »

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Another war in Yemen: The fight against malnutrition and disease

Posted by: UNICEF March 24, 2017

One-year-old Khawla Mohammed lies on the bed in Al-Sabeen Hospital in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a with a tube running through her nose. She is suffering from malnutrition and is also battling a chest infection which has affected her breathing. Read more »

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