New UNICEF effort to vaccinate mothers against tetanus could save thousands of lives

A new pre-filled injection device will make it easier to immunize women against maternal and neonatal tetanus, an effort that could potentially save the lives of thousands of mothers and their newborn children, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today.

Singer Angélique Kidjo of Africa named new UNICEF Special Representative

Calling her “one of the most creative and forward thinkers in the music world,” UNICEF today announced the appointment of celebrated West African singer Angélique Kidjo as the agency’s newest Special Representative.

UNICEF teams up with amusement parks to raise funds for child vaccines

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today announced a partnership with amusement parks from around the world to raise funds for child vaccines.

UNICEF teams with McDonald's to raise funds for children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today announced plans to team up with McDonald's to raise money for youngsters all over the world.