UNICEF - Moçambique
- Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children
Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children – UNICEF
New report says around 85 million children under five live in 32 countries that do not offer families two years of free pre-primary education; paid breastfeeding breaks for new mothers for the first six months; and adequate paid parental leave – three critical policies to support children’s early brain development.
21 September 2017 Education
- More than 180 million people lack basic drinking water in countries ravaged by conflict or unrest
More than 180 million people lack basic drinking water in countries ravaged by conflict or unrest - UNICEF
Children living in fragile situations are four times more likely to lack access to basic drinking water.
29 August 2017 Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
- How Mobile Brigades shorten distances and save children lives in remote communities
In Mozambique, Health and Nutrition Mobile Brigades are saving lives of children in remote communities. They identify and treat in the community cases of children affected by moderate acute malnutrition and severe acute malnutrition without medical complications.
09 August 2017 Health | Nutrition
- How my child recovered from severe acute malnutrition
Funded by Kid Power and the Government of Ireland, through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Irish Aid), the mobile health brigades are one of the programmes that the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the Government of Mozambique to reach the most vulnerable communities affected by the drought emergency. Up to June 2017, 369,042 children were screened for acute malnutrition and 23,631 severely acute malnourished (SAM) children were treated by UNICEF supported Ministry of Health trained mobile brigades and Management of acute Malnutrition Program.
07 August 2017 Nutrition