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12 May 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, USA, 12 May 2009 - UNICEF is one of a wide range of development partners in the UN, academic, non-governmental and private sectors that today called on the world's governments to invest more in life-saving vitamins and minerals to prevent illness, blindness and mental disorders that result from vitamin deficiencies.

Released at the start of the 2009 Micronutrient Forum in Beijing, the partners' report emphasizes the need for improved delivery of fortified food and supplements.

04 Apr 2006 description
report UN Children's Fund

Experts, old hands roll up sleeves to take on school fees for a breakthrough in education
NAIROBI, 4 April 2006 - UNICEF, the World Bank, USAID and a range of partners are developing a "How-To" Guide for countries seeking a breakthrough in universal basic education by abolishing school fees. Drawing on the experience of African countries that have eliminated school fees, the goal is to help countries develop education systems that are inclusive, equitable and sustainable.

14 Apr 2004 description
report UN Children's Fund

WHO: Representatives of 9 East African countries will convene for a workshop on scaling up and strengthening national responses to the region's Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC) crisis. The workshop has been organized by the Government of Uganda, with the support of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), USAID and Family Health International.