UNICEF warns of further health crises with children at high risk in country with poor access to treatment.
A cholera outbreak in Ghana's capital has reached "staggering" levels, an official said Friday, blaming poor sanitation and overcrowded health facilities for the rapid spread of the disease. Cholera has killed more than 40 people in...
Hundreds of kids have been killed in the violence. And a new UNICEF report suggests that many times more children died because of the near-collapse of the country's health system.
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in Iraq has spread to neighboring Syria, Kuwait and Bahrain, and risks turning into a region-wide epidemic as millions of pilgrims prepare to visit the country, UNICEF's Iraq director said.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition and millions lack access to health care or clean water due to the year-old war there, the U.N. Children's Fund said on Tuesday.