Published: May 13, 2021
While Sri Lanka is stuggling to procure 600,000 AstraZeneca doses needed for the second jab, the UNICEF yesterday (12) reported that the United Kingdom had a massive surplus of vaccines.
Published: May 06, 2021
The scenes we are witnessing in South Asia are unlike anything our region has seen before. Family members of patients are pleading for help as the region reels under an acute shortage of medical-grade oxygen. Exhausted health workers are being pushed to the brink of collapse. We are faced with a real possibility that our health systems will be strained to a breaking point – leading to even more loss of life.
Published: April 10, 2021
While significant progress has been made in addressing statelessness in Thailand, hundreds of thousands of people, including over 200,000 children, are still living without Thai or any nationality, including those without any identity documentation, a study by Legal Research and Development Centre at the Faculty of Law in Chiang Mai University said.
Published: March 31, 2021
Despite some advances, children in the far South remain more disadvantaged in key areas such as nutrition, immunisation, availability of books at home, basic learning skills and secondary school attendance, according to a Unicef-supported survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) released today.
Published: March 30, 2021
With the prolonged closure of early childhood development centres in high-risk areas of Samut Sakhon, Unicef (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) has started distributing “magic boxes” to help engage young children.
Published: March 04, 2021
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the pandemic, UNICEF urges greater investment in mental health services.
Published: January 15, 2021
Unicef along with USAid and other NGO partners are distributing critical supplies and training communities on Covid-19 protection in high-risk areas in Thailand to help curb infections and mitigate the impact on vulnerable people, including migrants.
Published: August 18, 2020
Concerned about the potential harm young people may be facing amid the ongoing protests in Thailand, Unicef is calling on all parties to uphold protesters’ right to freedom of expression and protect them from all forms of violence and intimidation.
Published: April 23, 2020
Unicef is contributing to national efforts to expand testing for Covid-19 by providing testing reagents worth Bt5 million. The reagents will support Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute (BIDI), a main centre for testing as Thailand battles the pandemic.
Published: April 14, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a greater effect on children than expected. The latest online survey conducted by the Unicef (United Nations Children’s Fund) revealed that more than eight out of 10 children and teenagers are worried about their families suffering financial problems because their parents are unable to go to work due to the closure of several businesses.