Nearly 15 million children have been vaccinated against measles in Ethiopia in an effort by the health authorities to maintain essential health services, even as they battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRESS RELEASE – The Government of Japan has provided a new grant aid to Ethiopia, which is worth over $4 million, through its partnership with UNICEF Ethiopia as part of its emergency assistance for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRESS RELEASE – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a three-year partnership in Ethiopia to support the Government in preventing acute malnutrition in children and mothers and provide school-based nutrition and health services.
An online design challenge on COVID-19 was launched today to provide Ethiopian youth an opportunity to come up with innovative solutions to tackle current and future challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Sisay Woubeshet – Over 13 million children did not receive any vaccines at all even before COVID-19 disrupted global immunization, says the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). As the world waits desperately for a vaccine, the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to surge across the globe.