KEY FIGURES – The “Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2017” reveals that 7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality. Our expert takes stock of the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
BLOG – Community health is the responsibility of everyone. Espérance, a young mother, supports sanitary welfare of the mother and child in her village.
PRESS RELEASE – On the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, UNICEF calls on all armed groups and militias to put an end to the use of children in these conflicts.
PRESS RELEASE – UNICEF is requesting today 268 million USD to provide vital humanitarian aid to 6.3 million children in 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Violence in Tanganyika and South Kivu fuels one of the world’s worst displacement crises for childrenEmergencies Press releases 26 January 2018
PRESS RELEASE – 800,000 children have been displaced by inter-ethnic violence and clashes between the regular army, militia and armed groups in the provinces of Tanganyika and South Kivu.
PRESS RELEASE – In a stark warning, three UN agencies – FAO, UNICEF and WFP – say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
YOUNG REPORTER – During the whole month of August, children were the main participants in a programme to inform families about the importance of registering the births of their children, conducted by the goverment in collaboration with UNICEF.
ACTU – In April 2017, DRC registered a new polio case in penegorie village in the Kunda Health Zone, Maniema province. Deo, a motorbike repairer has engaged in the fight against the disease as a social mobiliser for the interest of children.
PHOTO – With a screening booklet and reference chips in hand, Yvonne, 30 years, never goes unnoticed in her village.
YOUNG REPORTER – Busime is a 16-year-old girl from the Walungu territory of South Kivu. I met her in Bukavu where, alongside her brother, she sells carrots. She does this work so that she can pay her school fees. This is her story.