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Publication date: March 3, 2021

UNICEF unveils ‘Pandemic Classroom’ at United Nations Headquarters in New York to call attention to the need for governments to prioritize the reopening of schools


Publication date: March 1, 2021

Today, the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana began COVID-19 vaccination campaigns aimed at protecting healthcare workers


Publication date: February 26, 2021

The COVAX initiative shipped 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, licensed by the Serum Institute of India, to India, and 505,000 syringes to Abidjan, on 26 February 2021.


Publication date: February 24, 2021

COVAX announces 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine licensed to Serum Institute of India have arrived in Accra, Ghana; further deliveries to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire are expected this week


Publication date: February 23, 2021

100,000 syringes will arrive in Maldives, with more countries to receive imminent deliveries for rollout of COVAX Facility vaccines


Publication date: February 19, 2021

The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) and UNICEF Canada welcome Canada’s continued leadership in global health demonstrated through the announcement of $75 million in new funding for the ACT Accelerator.


Publication date: February 10, 2021

Joint statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus


Publication date: February 3, 2021

CEPI, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the World Health Organisation, as co-leads of the COVAX initiative for equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines, alongside key delivery partner UNICEF, are pleased to publish COVAX’s first interim distribution forecast.


Publication date: January 28, 2021

School meals, often the one nutritious daily meal that children get, must be prioritized in school reopening plans


Publication date: January 12, 2021

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore