UNICEF - Mozambique
- Children to ‘take over’ business, government and entertainment on World Children’s Day
November 20, stars and global leaders rally with UNICEF to give a voice to the most disadvantaged.
24 October 2017 Child & social protection | Communication & Participation | Education | Emergency | Health | HIV/Aids | Nutrition | Social Policy, Research & Data | 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
- Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding
New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025.
01 August 2017 Nutrition