Tag: UNICEF

Google.org Contributes USD7.5 Million in Grants and Other Support to COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Pakistan

 With Pakistan and other Southeast Asian countries currently grappling with a surge in COVID-19 cases, Google today announced a total commitment of USD$7.5 million in new grant funding and other support to...

US Embassy Hands Over 3 Million Moderna Vaccine Doses to Islamabad

The US Embassy in Islamabad on Thursday handed over three million  Moderna vaccine doses to Islamabad on behalf of the American government. The doses were donated in partnership with the COVAX facility...

Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to Expedite Global Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines Through the Emirate to Developing Countries

Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai today launched the Vaccine Logistics Alliance to speed...

UNICEF & Facebook Launch a Digital Campaign to Promote Life-Saving Immunizations

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life for many, including children in need of lifesaving, routine immunizations. In countries  like Pakistan, additional roadblocks as a result of the pandemic have been compounded by...

Two Thirds of School-Age Kids Without Internet Access: UN

Two thirds of school-age children worldwide have no internet at home, a UN report found on Tuesday, even as pandemic-induced school closures have made online access vital to getting an education. In all,...

UNICEF Calls for Averting a Lost Generation as COVID-19 Threatens to Cause Irreversible Harm to Children’s Education, Nutrition and Well-being

UNICEF warned in a new report today of significant and growing consequences for children as the COVID-19 pandemic lurches toward a second year. On World Children’s Day,being celebrated globally and in Pakistan today, Averting...

The World’s Largest Painting to be Unveiled in Dubai

British artist Sacha Jafri has been working on the world’s largest painting — The Journey of Humanity — since March this year at The Atlantis. At 17,000 square feet, the ground-breaking work...

40pc Under-5 Children in Pakistan are Stunted: Nutrition Survey

Four in ten under-five children in Pakistan are stunted, nearly two out of ten children under five suffer from wasting, and 13% of the children between 2-5 years of age suffer from...
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