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UNICEF

Millions more children to benefit from malaria vaccine as UNICEF secures supply NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN  (VOM)  — UNICEF has awarded a contract for the first ever supply of a malaria vaccine to GSK with a value of up to USD 170 million. The landmark award will lead to 18 million doses of RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) being available...

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United Nations

UNITED NATIONSSECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERALMESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY12 August 2022 Today, we celebrate International Youth Day, and the power of partnerships across generations.This year’s theme — “Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages” — reminds us of a basic truth: we need people of all ages, young and old alike, to join forces...

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UNFPA

Faculty for Bachelor of Science Midwifery Programme Trained Islamabad,  (VOM). : Skilled midwives can help avert almost two thirds of all maternal and newborn deaths and can deliver 87% of all essential sexual, reproductive, maternal and newborn health services. In addition to attending safe childbirths, midwives also provide family planning services, health education, prevention of...

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UNDP

USA remains committed to strengthening institutions and promoting the rule of law in PAKISTAN, Lori Peshawar,  (VOM) —The Chief Secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Dr. Shahzad Khan Bangash, U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law (INL) Director Lori Antolinez, and UNDP Pakistan Resident Representative Knut Ostby inaugurated the KP Prosecution Academy at Mira Kachori in Peshawar....

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Unicef / WHO

Joint statement UNICEF and WHO on the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week NEW YORK/GENEVA, (VOM) – “As global crises continue to threaten the health and nutrition of millions of babies and children, the vital importance of breastfeeding as the best possible start in life is more critical than ever.“This World Breastfeeding Week, under its theme...

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UNODC

UNODCEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MESSAGEMessage by the UNODC Executive Director for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2022 New York :  Connecting with each other online and over messaging platforms is part of daily life for billions of people around the world, especially youth.The Internet has become a vital lifeline as the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted...

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United Nations

UNITED NATIONSSECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGEWORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS Human trafficking is a horrific crime and an all-out assault on people’s rights, safety and dignity.Tragically, it is also a problem that is growing worse — especially for women and girls, who represent the majority of detected trafficked persons globally.Conflicts, forced displacement, climate change, inequality and poverty...

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President House

Message from Dr Arif AlviPresident of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan(On the occasion of World Day Against Human Trafficking on 30th July 2022 Islamabad (VOM) : World Day against Trafficking in Persons is observed annually on the 30th of July to raise awareness regarding the plight of victims of human trafficking and to promote and...

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World Hepatitis Day

On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day on 28th July 2022Message from Dr Arif AlviPresident of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan In line with the World Hepatitis Day 2022 theme “I can’t wait”, we need to create awareness about the importance of its early diagnosis and treatment to save precious lives. All those who are...

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UNHCR

Eager for career opportunities, 122 youths graduate from skills training programme UNHCR and partner Inspire Pakistan provide education, livelihoods training to refugee and Pakistani students RAWALPINDI – (VOM) : UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Inspire Pakistan held a graduation ceremony for the first intake of Afghan refugees and Pakistani students of the Urban Cohesion...