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India to host global meet on maternal, child health in December: UNICEF

PM Narendra Modi is slated to deliver the keynote address at the forum which will be hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

21 Oct 2018 2:06 PM

About 8,02,000 infant deaths in India in 2017, lowest in 5 yrs, says UN

'Even more heartening is fourfold decline in gender gap in survival of girl child over last 5 years,' UNICEF India said.

18 Sep 2018 9:34 AM

11-yr-old Thai bride returns from Malaysia after outcry over marriage to 41-yr-old

The 11-year-old is believed to be the trader’s third wife.

11 Aug 2018 7:42 PM

How blogger helped bring breastfeeding back to Serbia

Breast milk produced during the early days is especially rich in nutrients and antibodies.

05 Aug 2018 1:36 PM

3 in 5 babies not breastfed in first hour of life

Most of these babies are born in low- and middle-income countries.

31 Jul 2018 11:23 AM

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Mothers need care in the fourth trimester too

Contrary to popular belief, a pregnant woman’s troubles don’t end with the delivery. A new mother needs as much care as a new baby.

21 Jun 2018 1:10 AM

India suffering from worst water crisis in its history: NITI Aayog

The report, titled 'Composite Water Management Index' released by Nitin Gadkari, further said the crisis is only going to get worse.

14 Jun 2018 9:14 PM

Delhi youth take out march organised by NGO Samadhan against child abuse

Aimed at raising awareness about the increase in child abuse cases, the march was organised by NGO, Samadhan, on Sunday.

11 Jun 2018 1:19 PM

UNICEF lauds India for decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio

India showed a 22 per cent decline in maternal mortality ratio (MMR) since 2013, a data released by Registrar General of India showed.

10 Jun 2018 9:57 AM

‘70 per cent moms consider menstruation dirty’

According to the UNICEF report, a mere 13 per cent of the girls aged 11 to 19 years were aware of safe menstrual hygiene practices in the state.

01 Jun 2018 2:12 AM

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Priyanka Chopra at UNICEF: Actress reveals the struggles of Rohingya refugees

'Quantico' actress Priyanka Chopra urged people to send in donations and lend their support through UNICEF.

25 May 2018 9:08 AM

'They desperately need our help': Priyanka meets Rohingya refugee kids in Bangladesh

The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador visited Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar and shared her experience on Instagram.

22 May 2018 9:14 AM

Lifeline Express: A messiah on wheels brings hope for India's poorest

It spends about a month in a district before moving on to a new destination, filling a critical gap in the country's public health system.

08 May 2018 1:35 PM

Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera in Bangladesh

This is a second cholera vaccination campaign being held for the Rohingyas and their host communities.

08 May 2018 8:50 AM

Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

When a girl is forced to marry as a child, she faces immediate and lifelong consequences.

06 Mar 2018 4:43 PM

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Child marriages in India halved driving down global rate: UNICEF

Despite the law, child marriage remains deeply rooted and accepted in society, and is widespread in parts of the country.

06 Mar 2018 1:50 PM

Assad regime bombs villages, towns, kills 127 civilians in 1 day

Held by rebels since 2012, Eastern Ghouta is the last opposition pocket around Damascus and President Assad is keen to retake it.

21 Feb 2018 1:27 AM

Pakistan is the riskiest country for newborns according to UNICEF

The report said that after Pakistan, the Central African Republic is the next riskiest country for newborns, and Afghanistan is the third.

20 Feb 2018 6:39 PM

Concerted efforts needed to make motherhood safe

According to the Global Nutrition Report 2017 (GNR), India is at the top of the list of women suffering from anemia.

19 Feb 2018 1:32 AM

‘No place to be born’: 48,000 births projected in Rohingya refugee camps

Save the Children based its projection of new births on an estimate of how many of the refugees were pregnant.

05 Jan 2018 3:29 PM

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