Sunday, February 17, 2019

IKEA and UNICEF launch ‘Let’s Play for Change’

IKEA yesterday launched its ‘Let’s Play for Change’ initiative in collaboration with UNICEF and partners to raise funds and promote the role of play in helping young children reach optimal brain development.

Hundreds of new species discovered in fragile Eastern Himalayan region

Over 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to a new report by WWF.

MSF: Global attention needed to prevent and treat the changing face of AIDS

AN unacceptably high number of people continue to develop and die of AIDS[1]-related diseases across sub-Saharan Africa. They remain left out of the global HIV response without access to treatment that prevents AIDS or the medical care they need, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says.

UNICEF responds to Sierra Leone mudslide as more than 100 children reported dead

UNICEF is on the ground urgently responding to the needs of displaced families affected by the flooding and landslides in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown which have killed several hundred people including at least 109 children, according to government sources.