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    Half of Bangladesh children poisoned by lead: UNICEF

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 05:08pm on July 30, 2020

    Over half of the children and young population in Bangladesh have concentrations of lead in their blood at levels likely to cause significant long-term health...

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    Prevent malnutrition caused by COVID-19: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 05:33pm on July 28, 2020

    Admissions for treating severely wasted children with medical complications in Bangladesh were down to 10 per cent in April 2020 compared to pre-pandemic levels, said...

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    Williamson worried about Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on June 27, 2020

    New Zealand Cricket team captain Kane Williamson expressed his concerns over the coronavirus situation in Bangladesh while appearing in an appeal for UNICEF. Williamson along...

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    Pandemic puts 86m children at risk of poverty: study

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:21am on May 29, 2020

    The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the end of 2020, a joint...

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    Greta donates $100,000 to support children

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:07pm on April 30, 2020

    Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has donated a $100,000 prize she won from a Danish foundation to the United Nations Children’s Fund for use against...

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    South Asia faces fresh health crisis as children miss vaccinations

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 07:40pm on April 28, 2020

    South Asia could face a further public health crisis as children miss routine vaccinations, the UN warned Tuesday, spurring fears that the fallout from the...

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    UNICEF for releasing children from detention

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on April 14, 2020

    The United Nations Children’s Fund has expressed fear that children in detention centers across the globe are in high risk of exposure to coronavirus and...

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    UNICEF alerts people against coronavirus misinformation

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on March 09, 2020

    The United Nations Children Fund on Sunday issued a statement alerting people against misleading information about the possible preventive steps against the novel disease purporting...

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    Efforts can save 1,40,000 Bangladesh kids from pneumonia deaths: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on January 30, 2020

    Boosting efforts to fight pneumonia could avert nearly 140,000 child deaths from pneumonia and other major diseases in Bangladesh, according to a new analysis. Forecasts...

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    UNICEF delegation calls on UGC chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on January 20, 2020

    A three-member delegation from UNICEF called on the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh chairman Kazi Shahidullah at the latter’s office in Dhaka on Sunday. UNICEF,...

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