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The pre-COVID-19 analysis reveals that 356 million children struggle to survive on less than $1.90 a day, two-thirds of them in sub-Saharan Africa

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Initial preparatory work – in partnership with Gavi and WHO – will include purchasing boxes for the safe disposal of syringes and mapping out cold chain equipment to ensure delivery of effective vaccines

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UNICEF Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment to ensure that access to the eventual COVID-19 vaccine is equitable and available to all, including the highest risk populations world-wide, regardless of income level.

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New analysis reveals the number of children living in multidimensional poverty – without access to education, health, housing, nutrition, sanitation, or water – has increased by 15 per cent since the start of the pandemic


UNICEF will work with manufacturers and partners on the procurement of vaccine doses as well as freight, logistics and storage of COVID-19 vaccines, on behalf of global COVAX Facility

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Violence prevention and response services have been severely disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving children at increased risk of violence, exploitation and abuse.

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As part of its Reimagine campaign, UNICEF calls for accelerated action to prevent and treat malnutrition caused by pandemic as humanitarian community appeals for $2.4 billion to improve maternal and child nutrition

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Securing healthy diets for the billions who cannot afford them would save trillions in costs

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Number of malnourished children could reach 2.4 million by end of year, a 20 per cent increase

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Cash transfers and other measures can prevent families slipping into poverty

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