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2 million Filipino children may miss out on vaccinations during pandemic – Unicef

Apr 24, 2020 - 2:38 PM

Unicef says it is investing around P85 million in the next 3 years to support the Department of Health and other partners in increasing immunization coverage in the country

A mother in Maguindanao reads a COVID-19 leaflet as she waits for her child to be vaccinated. ©UNICEF Philippines2020.jpg

FALSE: Graphics 'from Unicef' with 'tips' on coronavirus

Mar 12, 2020 - 8:58 AM

Unicef says the graphics containing their logo and name, and circulating online did not come from them

PH 'not performing well' in fight vs different forms of malnutrition

Jan 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM

'We remain to be challenged both for stunting, also for malnutrition of mothers, malnutrition of adults, malnutrition of children,' says National Nutrition Council Executive Director Maria-Bernardita Flores

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. File photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Philippines losing over P220 billion a year due to child undernutrition – report

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:19 PM

UNICEF Philippines Country Representative Lotta Sylwander says nutrition is 'not yet' a priority of the current administration, but 'there seems to be an increasing interest'

Philippines declared free of maternal and neonatal tetanus – DOH

Nov 29, 2017 - 1:10 PM

The maternal and neonatal elimination status is achieved when there is less than one case of the disease per 1,000 live births in every region

MATERNAL CARE. Maternal and neonatal tetanus is a disease that indicates lack of access to proper healthcare.

UNICEF, UP Open University launch child rights comms course

Aug 28, 2015 - 6:22 PM

Through UPOU’s 10 years of experience in developing courses in distance e learning modules anyone can learn about key aspects of children’s rights by just downloading the modules