Defeating malaria is critical to ending poverty and improving maternal and child health. Pregnant women and their babies are especially at risk, since malaria infection during pregnancy can lead to stillbirth, low birth weight and other complications. There are effective and inexpensive strategies available to prevent malaria in pregnancy, including Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy (IPTp) and insecticide treated bednets (ITNs).
Results from a survey of national immunization programmes on home-based vaccination record practices in 2013
During January 2014, WHO and the United Nations Children's Fund sent a one-page questionnaire to 195 countries to obtain information on HBRs including type of record used, number of records printed, whether records were provided free-of-charge or required by schools, whether there was a stock-out and the duration of any stock-outs that occurred, as well as the total expenditure for printing HBRs during 2013.
Mark Waltham, UNICEF's Senior Education Adviser and Hiroyuki Hattori, Statistics Specialist – Education, present results from the latest report produced by UNICEF and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.
Fixing the Broken Promise of Education for All - Findings from the Global Initiative on Out-of-school Children
Around 63 million adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15 years are denied their right to an education according to a new joint report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and UNICEF. The report and related data tool were sponsored by the Global Partnership for Education.
Reproductive Health, vol. 11, no.8, 2014, pp.1-4.
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