Children and child welfare in the News

The articles listed below include news about children and child welfare issues from locations across the world. This is page 3 of 28.

Three new eczema genes discovered

Three new genetic variants associated with the skin condition eczema, a chronic inflammatory disease, have recently been identified as a result of research carried out at Bristol University (Englan...

28 Dec '11

Benefits of Vitamin A supplements for children

Vitamin A could increase child health in low and middle income countries according to a recent study announched by scientists from Oxford University and Aga Khan University, Pakistan. The research ...

25 Aug '11 | Vitamin A | Oxford, UK

How to encourage children to more physical activity

How can children be encouraged to take more exercise ? Physical activity has important benefits for children's physical health and mental well-being but some studies indicate that many children do ...

06 Jul '11 | Sports and Exercise | UK

Vitamin E helps reduce nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children

A specific form of vitamin E has been found to improve nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which is the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children. This is the outcome of recent ...

27 Apr '11 | Vitamin E | USA

UNICEF concern about impact of Libya hostilities on children

1000s people in the present Libyan conflict areas have been displaced from their homes. In Ajdabyia alone, over 27,000 people are reported to have fled the fighting to neighbouring towns. While mos...

05 Apr '11 | Libya

Pneumococcal vaccine to combat pneumonia in DR Congo

Pneumococcal disease, a common and very serious respiratory infection, kills over a million of people worldwide every year including approx half a million young children. The Democratic Republic of...

04 Apr '11 | Pneumonia | DRC

US $51M needed urgently for children in Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia

In any emergency, children are the most vulnerable. UNICEF is appealing for US$ 51 million to meet the rapidly growing humanitarian needs of children and families devastated by the post-election cr...

19 Mar '11 | Humanitarian Aid | Ivory Coast

UNICEF report on the situation of women and children in Zimbabwe

One in four children in Zimbabwe has lost one or both parents due to HIV and other causes. These children are being looked after by extended families and are among the 100,000 child headed househol...

18 Mar '11 | Zimbabwe

Improved data collection and research about violence against children needed

Existing studies suggest that exposing a child to violent discipline has harmful consequences for the victim as well as the society in which he or she lives. They show that even mild forms of physi...

11 Mar '11

UK Govn almost double contribution to UNICEF

The UK Government will almost double its core funding for UNICEF, after a recent aid review found the agency highly effective in delivering results to keep children healthy and ensure access to qua...

06 Mar '11 | UK Gov Aid | International

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