UNICEF Current Affairs, GK & News

“The coldest year of the rest of their lives” report

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) recently released a report titled “The coldest year of the rest of their lives”. Key findings For the first time, the UNICEF provided estimates on how many children will be exposed to 4 measures of heatwaves (High heatwave frequency, High heatwave duration, High heatwave severity and Extreme high ..

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NITI Aayog-CSIR Report on Lead Poisoning in India

A joint study by NITI Aayog and CSIR highlighted the growing concern of lead poisoning among children under 19 years of age in India. Key findings A new report by the CSIR and NITI Aayog found that India has the highest health and economic burden caused by lead poisoning. It analysed 89 data sets from ..

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Education 4.0 report

The Education 4.0 India report was jointly released by the WEF, UNICEF and YuWaah (Generation Unlimited India). Key findings The school-to-work transition is the process of making students employable in a rapidly changing job market. The report found that, due to the lack of coordination, school-to-work transitions in India face significant challenges. The main challenges ..

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September 9 : International Day to Protect Education from Attack

United Nations observed the International Day to Protect Education from attack on September 9, 2022. Key Points First ever ‘International Day to Protect Education from Attack’ was observed by United Nations on September 9, 2020. This day was established by the adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 74/275. This resolution was presented by the State ..

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WHO-UNICEF Report on Progress on WASH in health care facilities

Recently WHO and UNICEF released a report titled “Progress on Wash in Health Care Facilities 2000-2021”. Key Points According to this report, while the world is battling the threat of diseases like the Covid-19 epidemic and monkeypox, on the other hand 51 percent of the world’s health centers are providing basic facilities. There is no ..

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Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 Campaign

On 1st June 2022, the Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign began across the nation to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries receive complete Covid-19 vaccination. This campaign gives special focus on the vaccination of those aged between 12 to 14 and precaution doses for those above the age of 60. This is a two-month-long door-to-door campaign ..

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