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U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Major League Soccer Kick-Off Partnership to Save Children's Lives

Initiative Encourages Youth Soccer Players to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced their partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) to create a soccer-focused community outreach program to involv...

U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Jenna Bush Hager Announce Next Generation Initiative to Improve Lives of Children Around the World

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced today the launch of UNICEF's Next Generation to engage young adults with UNICEF's mission to save, protect and improve the lives of children around the world. UNICEF's Next Generation steering committee is de...

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Continues to Save Children's Lives Worldwide

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 59th consecutive year, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will launch its time-honored Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign this fall. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is one of the nation's longest running youth philanthropy programs, and is often a c...

Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children

Immediate Funds to Improve Care and Protection of Migrant Children in South Africa NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and aid organization founded by actors George Clooney , Don Cheadle , Matt Damon , Brad Pitt , producer Jerry We...

Tap Project Partners With Strategic Hotels for 2009 UNICEF Clean Water Campaign

Westin St. Francis, Hotel Del Coronado, Washington Four Seasons and seven additional hotels join effort to raise funds for UNICEF NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Luxury hotel owner, Strategic Hotels, today announced that it will become a 2009 national partner of the UNICEF-suppo...

Video: Pampers Together with Actress Salma Hayek Helps UNICEF Move Closer Toward Goal of Eliminating Deadly Tetanus Through Global 'One Pack = One Vaccine' Campaign

Actress and Mom Salma Hayek Travels to Africa to Witness Firsthand the Devastating Effects of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus CINCINNATI, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pampers(R), the world's leading diaper brand, today announced the second wave of its North America "One Pack = One Vaccine" ...

Joel Madden and Nicole Richie to Flip the Switch at the UNICEF and City of Beverly Hills 2008 Snowflake Lighting

Ceremony to also feature performances by The 88 and Kreesha Turner NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced that Joel Madden, UNICEF Ambassador, and Nicole Richie will host UNICEF's 2008 Beverly Hills Snowflake Lighting ceremony on Saturday, November 22 at the int...

Rocker Joel Madden Named Newest UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joel Madden, lead vocalist for the critically acclaimed, platinum-album-selling band, Good Charlotte has been named UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador, officials with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced. The news came Sunday during a cable br...

Updated: UNICEF Rushing Emergency Relief to Children in Sichuan

First hand reports: children need food, water, shelter BEIJING, May 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is rushing today to pack and ship emergency relief supplies to children affected by the May 12 earthquake which devastated several counties in cent...

Video: The Ad Council Partners With UNICEF to Promote and Distribute Myanmar Cyclone PSAs Filmed by A-List Celebrities

Appeals for Funds Focus on Millions of Children Still in Danger NEW YORK, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and The Advertising Council today announced a partnership to distribute and promote a series of national public service announcements (PSAs) filmed by A-List celebritie...

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UNICEF in Medical Technology

UNICEF Partners With Causes on Facebook to Launch 'Charity Gift' Feature

... in time for the holiday season, the U.S. Fund for unicef today announced its participation in a unique holi...r social networking website. For a limited time, unicef will offer members of the website community the op...red charity. "We are thrilled to be working with unicef this holiday season," said Sean Parker, co-founder...

Measles Deaths in Africa Plunge by 91%

...Red Cross, the United Nations Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, unicef and WHO -- provides technical and financial support to governments and communities on vaccination campaigns. To learn more, visit http://www.measlesi...
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Polio immunization

.... Français. Arabic. Chinese. Immunization . Introduction. The big picture. unicef in action. Eradicating polio . Newsline. Statistics. Resources. What we do ... The United Nations Children's Fund - unicef - works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, ...

Maternal Health

... maternal health and reduce maternal mortality by 75% by 2015. ... International travel and health ... The United Nations Children's Fund - unicef - works for children's rights, their survival, ... See map: Girls' education improves maternal health . Progress ... How we work in health . A...
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Iowa student engineers develop hand-held water sanitizer for a thirsty world

... What do you do when you learn that about one-sixth of the world's population -- nearly one billion people, according to unicef -- lack clean water on a daily basis? If you happen to be one of 15 student engineers at the University of Iowa, you roll up your sleeves and desig...

Malaria killing a million a year

...given that malaria is most often not diagnosed with certainty, as well as the scarcity of reliable data from the communities where it occurs," WHO and unicef say. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of targets agreed at a UN summit in 2000 to halve or eliminate many socio-economic ills, would ...

UN pours polio vaccine into Yemen amid outbreak

...confirmed cases today, up from 22 late last month, unicef said. "Experience shows that sporadic polio outb...ffort, they do not threaten its ultimate success," unicef said. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative, ...on by July and $200 million for 2006, it added. unicef said polio has been losing its grip even on the ex...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

...ngue infection. "Proper management of dengue hemorrhage fever can reduce fatality rates and save many lives", said Dr Samlee. In Sri Lanka, WHO and unicef have provided long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) to displaced individuals and families for malaria prevention, along with other key supplies such ...

Marburg virus disease in Angola - update

.... The Canadian National Microbiology Laboratory will be setting up a mobile laboratory in Uige and CDC will be providing laboratory support in Luanda. unicef is carrying out social mobilization activities, raising awareness of the disease in the community and also providing additional logistic support and e...
UNICEF in Biological Technology

Sanofi Pasteur Mounts Emergency Response to Yellow Fever Epidemic in Latin America

...record time illustrates the company's commitment to global health." The yellow fever vaccine that was provided to Brazil and Paraguay is part of the unicef vaccine stockpile which is reserved for outbreak responses. Sanofi Pasteur is currently the only vaccine supplier to the UNICEF yellow fever vaccine s...

Outpouring of tsunami relief displays power of the Internet

... but payments services such as PayPal and online banking accounts are also being used. Because the money is sent electronically, organizations such as unicef have access to the cash with 72 hours. Thats compared to several weeks when the money comes through direct mail, which is still the largest donation c...

2006: A mixed blessing for Midwest life science companies

...ipated (with only one additional album Back to Earth in 1978). But not before he made a final appearance and performance as Cat Stevens in 1979 at the unicef benefit concert. Soon thereafter, Stevens became a Muslim and changed his name to Yusuf Islam. For the next 10 years, Islam disappeared from the m...
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