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What is Boko Haram?

The attack on farm workers in the North Eastern region of Nigeria has left at least 110 dead. The Boko Haram jihadist are blamed for the killing. Around 30 men were beheaded during the attack. The incident is considered as the most violent attack against innocent civilian in 2020. The attack took place near the ..

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November 12: World Pneumonia Day

Every year, World Pneumonia Day is celebrated on November 12 by World Health Organization, UNICEF and several other international organizations. Key Highlights The first World Pneumonia Day was marked in 2019 by Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia. GAPP The Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia called GAPP was released by WHO and ..

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United Nations Still Birth Report

The United Nations recently launched a report on stillbirths titled “A Neglected Tragedy: The Global Burden of Stillbirths”. The report was created by UNICEF, World Health Organisation, World Bank and the United Nations department of economic and social affairs. The report says that a stillborn baby is delivered every 16 seconds.  84 percentage of these ..

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October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

Every year, International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated by UNICEF. It is celebrated on October 11. This year, the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: My voice, our equal future Highlights The International Day of Girl Child, 2020 marks 25 years of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action for working towards ..

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UNICEF report on Child Mortality Rate

‘Levels and Trends in Child Mortality’ report was published by United Nations (UN). As per the new estimate on mortality released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the World Bank Group, the under-five mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) ..

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