Adolescent AIDS Rate Surges To 2.1 Million Worldwide

By | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 15:14

Nearly 2.1 million adolescents worldwide were living with HIV at the end of last year with girls accounting for nearly two-thirds of new infections.

Child Mortality

6,000 Children Under The Age Of 5 Die Each Day

By | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 14:07

A report out of UNICEF claims that 6.6 million children under the age of 5 died in 2012 as a result of diseases such as malaria.

A health worker marks the finger of a child after administering a polio vaccine at a polio booth in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh January 10, 2010.

UN Pulls Health Workers After Gunmen Kill 8 Over Polio Vaccinations in Pakistan

By | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 15:17

In an unprecedented string of attacks, eight female health workers have been killed by gunmen on motorcycles within 48 hours in Pakistan.

mother and child

Worldwide Child Mortality Rates Drop Significantly, Reports UNICEF

By | Fri, 09/14/2012 - 09:40

Child mortality below the age of five has dropped significantly since the 1990s, according to a new UNICEF report.


UNICEF Hails Rapid Progress on Child Survival

By | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 09:04

Countries across the world are making rapid progress on child survival rates, showing it is possible to bring down child mortality significantly in two decades.