Tag: United Nations Children’s Fund

In South Sudan, Vaccines Are Overshadowed by Pressing Needs

The vaccination campaign team from UNICEF arrived in a small motorboat last month in the flooded village of Wernyol, not far from the capital of South Sudan, and met with elders under a tree on a small patch of dry land. The team ran point by point through a briefing sheet of facts about coronavirus […]

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Taliban Allow Polio Vaccine Program to Restart in Afghanistan

In an effort to eradicate polio and boost health measures for children in Afghanistan, the Taliban government has agreed to restart a door-to-door vaccination program next month, and will allow women to be frontline workers in the drive, health officials announced on Tuesday. The announcement, by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund, […]

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