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Malaysian youth reveal how the pandemic has been challenging for them and admit to having fears about returning to school or college after the movement control order is lifted.
LONDON (Reuters) - The GAVI vaccines alliance is to launch an Advance Market Commitment (AMC) for future COVID-19 vaccines which it says will help secure access to the new shots for poorer countries.
BANGKOK (Reuters): Cases of online child sex abuse in the Philippines have tripled under coronavirus, the government said, with campaigners warning that the country's lockdown has left more children vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers and cash-strapped relatives.
Proceeds from the concert will be donated to Unicef Asia, and will be used to improve the lives of children and families affected by Covid-19.
VIENTIANE: The United States has announced additional funding worth US$3.17mil to help Laos fight the Covid-19 (coronavirus) disease. US Ambassador Dr Peter M Haymond announced the additional funding, according to a statement from the US Embassy in Vientiane.
PHNOM PENH: A child-friendly animation series Happy Family, which educates children about Covid-19 (coronavirus) prevention, will be aired on several of Cambodia's local TV channels for one month, starting from Saturday, said a joint press release on Saturday (May 23).
GENEVA (Reuters) - Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N. agencies and the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Friday.
CAMBODIA (Phnom Penh Post/ANN): The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Wednesday (May 20) launched the Quality and Inclusive Education Support Partnership, an initiative supported by Sweden and Unicef that aims to enhance access to education for children in the Kingdom, particularly from disadvantaged communities.
ON Saturday I learned of an act so evil that I broke down in tears. It was the murder of pregnant women, new mothers, infants and nurses in an Afghan hospital.