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The first school-based activity, Students Unite Against Child Labour, started today, 4 August, at Patna Central School, with a speech contest and students action projects.
Together, they have started a movement to make their village free from open defecation. Inspired by their commitment, men in their village have now come forward to join the movement.
Gulshan Ara is a passionate aanganwadi worker whose work stretches beyond the stipulated hours and it demands more from her than what she signed for.
By Neha Khattor GUWAHATI, India, 21 November 2014 - As the clock strikes 12, eight students guided by a teacher come marching out of their classroom towards a 10-feet-long hand washing t...
PATNA, Bihar, India - 31 March 2014 - Rampal Sharma firmly believes that the future of the world will be only bright when every child in this world is educated, and he calls on India's c...
Viswanathan Sulekha’s with her friend, Asmita at the Kasturba Gandhi BalikaVidyalaya (KGBV) in Tharthari, Bihar.
In the coaches of RRE, HIV tests are conducted; workshops are carried out and various visual representations—advertisements, short films and photo exhibitions—are hosted. The train is em...
NEW YORK, USA, 12 January 2012 – Once recognized as the epicenter of the polio epidemic, India is now on the verge of creating history by stopping the transmission of polio.
One-and-half-year old Rakesh Kumar and seven-month old Chandan are both suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM)
“We know that our children can be saved from a number of diseases if properly vaccinated. It is not wise to let our children fall ill due to diseases which can be prevented with proper v...
The Life Skills Training programme was initiated by the Bihar Education Project Council (BEPC), Government of Bihar (GoB), in collaboration with UNICEF for adolescent and young girls to ...
State specific acceleration strategies are being evolved through a series of social mobilization activities and consultations on Infant and Young Child Feeding.
The construction of the child friendly water and sanitation (WASH) facilities in Vandana, Moonmoon and Mithilesh’s school is the result of a pilot project of the education department of ...
State specific acceleration strategies are being evolved through a series of social mobilization activities and consultations on Infant and Young Child Feeding.
The catch-up round was organised by State Health Society with support from UNICEF to take Vitamin A to more than 10 million children of Bihar between 9 months and three years old.
The efforts of Ashok Kumar and 10,800 other elementary teachers are bearing fruit. The innovative open distance learning course that teachers in 27 districts across Bihar are undertaking...
Sarita Devi arrived at a relief camp in Purnia District from her small village in Madehpura on 3 September, two weeks after the flood waters washed away her home. She is trying to feed h...
It was an extremely hot day in May 2008 and not a soul stirred in the villages of Khagaria district of Bihar but the polio immunization team was busy on their rounds.
“May Allah bless us and our children with good health…...and may polio and other dreadful diseases be eradicated from the world. We will pray at Makkah Mukarramah for this”, said Hazrat ...
Over a month after the mighty Kosi river breached a barrage on the Indo-Nepal border and inundated vast areas in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, the search for loved ones is narrowing...
The major humanitarian crisis in Bihar continues with poor environmental conditions in flood affected areas now posing a serious risk of disease outbreaks.
You have seen it on television and read about it in newspapers. The floods in Bihar have caused havoc as never been seen in the state for the past 50 years - it is an unprecedented emerg...
A sudden breach in the eastern embankment of the Kosi River in north Bihar on 18 August has resulted in the inundation of hundreds of villages in the districts of Supaul, Araria, Madehpu...
The European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO) and UNICEF have joined hands to support the recovery and empowerment of some of the most vulnerable communities hit by the devastating f...
Javed Mian, 65, is a small-time businessman in the Sabzi Bagh locality of Patna, the capital city of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
Young parliamentarians, cutting across party lines, and eminent personalities gave an impassioned call for standing-up and uniting against the scourge of malnutrition after a day-long vi...
Polio Virus Type 1, which is the most deadly strain of the polio virus, is said to be holed up in the Kosi and Kamala riverine areas.
Bihar has become one of India’s pioneering states to launch the use of Zinc along with Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) for the management of diarrhoea, which is the leading cause of death a...
Bihar has the third highest number of malnourished children in India.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaking at the launch of breastfeeding promotion campaign. Also seen in the picture is Kunihiko Chris Hirabayashi, UNICEF Deputy Country Representative...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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