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UNICEF: The State of World’s Children Report

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund-UNICEF provides emergency and healthcare to children and mothers in countries that were devastated by world war II. The organization releases “The State of the World’s Children Report” annually. The report stated that despite of 40% drop in stunting of children in poor countries between 1990 and 2015, 149 million ..

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October 11: International Day of Girl Child

Every year, October 11 is commemorated as International Day of Girl Child by the United Nations. The day is important as it raises awareness of issues faced by girls internationally. The major problems faced by girls includes forced child marriage, legal rights, medical rights, education, nutrition. Theme: Girl force – Unscripted and unstoppable Background The ..

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WHO – India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019 – 2023

The Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) is a document of WHO that guides countries for a medium term. The cooperation supports the country’s national health policy, plan and strategy. The strategy generally identifies the country needs, gaps and required areas of strategic collaboration. CCS for India 2019 The CCS for India is to achieve its health ..

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World Post Day: 9 October

United Nation celebrates World Post Day every year on 9 October. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of Universal Postal Union (UPU), which started in Switzerland in 1874. Key facts: World Post Day was mooted by an Indian, Anand Mohan Narula in 1969 at Universal Postal Union Congress in Tokyo. Since then, World Post ..

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World Space Week: 4-10 October: Important Facts

World Space Week is the largest space event on the Earth. More than 80 countries are participating commemorating the week this year Theme: The Moon: Gateway to the stars The World Space Week was launched on October 4, 1957. The date was selected to mark the launch of first human – made earth satellite, Sputnik ..

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