Focus Areas

Measuring success in WASH: the tea indicator

Measuring success in WASH: the tea indicator

By Eva Kaplan, Innovation Specialist, UNICEF Jordan When you think of UNICEF, you probably don’t think of water networks and wastewater treatment plants. But in emergency settings—like the Syrian refugee camps in Jordan—there are often large populations located in places with no water and waste infrastructure, and ensuring that people have […]

School headmasters showed enthusiasm for EduTrac as a tool to improve their work. ©UNICEF2015/KIM

Dans un pays touché par le conflit, les espoirs renaissent avec EduTrac parmi les directeurs d’école

Par Ye Ra KIM,  Chargée de la gestion de l’information, du suivi-évaluation et de la communication | Programme Education | UNICEF Centrafrique Cliquez ici pour lire la première note de blog sur EduTrac en RCA. Le 9 décembre 2015 à Bangui, EduTrac a été officiellement lancé en République centrafricaine (RCA) en présence […]

A UNICEF staff member assisting school headmasters with registration in EduTrac. ©UNICEF2015/KIM

In a Conflict Affected Country, Hopes Arise with EduTrac among School Headmasters

By Ye Ra KIM,  Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Communications Officer | Education Programme | UNICEF Bangui Central African Republic Click here to read the previous blog post on EduTrac in CAR. On December 9, 2015, EduTrac was officially launched in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) in the presence of Ministry […]

Rethinking The Packaging Of Amoxicillin- Worldwide

Rethinking The Packaging Of Amoxicillin- Worldwide

Pneumonia is the leading cause of under-five child mortality globally, accounting for an estimated 1.1 million child deaths each year (WHO, 2013). UNICEF’s innovation project sought to investigate how Amoxicillin could be packaged to match the recommended course of treatment and thus, simplify the administration of the antibiotics to children. […]

15 youth from vulnerable communities experience their very first TEDx event, thanks to partnership between UNICEF Malaysia & TEDxYouth@KL

15 youth from vulnerable communities experience their very first TEDx event, thanks to partnership between UNICEF Malaysia & TEDxYouth@KL

By Sasha Surandran UNICEF Malaysia was one of the supporting partners at this year’s TEDxYouth@KL (www.tedxyouthkl.com), that was held in the greater suburbs of Kuala Lumpur on 12 December 2015. The partnership was established to better enhance the country office’s work with adolescents and youth, especially focused on marginalized communities. As […]

Jeffery Hall and Vania Santoso from the UNICEF Indonesia Innovation Lab speak about U-Report.

U-Report Indonesia Officially Launched

UNICEF has officially launched U-Report Indonesia: an innovative new platform that gives young people the chance to speak up on issues that affect their lives. Hundreds of Indonesian youth attended the Jakarta launch event, where members of the UNICEF Indonesia Innovation Lab explained how the mobile phone technology works. “U-Report […]