June 2012
Journal of Global Health;Jun2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs related to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) as of June 2012. UNICEF is planning to update, strengthen and expand its global vaccination programme. According to the Humanitarian Action for Children 2012 report, the ongoing crisis in the Horn of Africa will remain a significant part of UNICEF's global humanitarian response in future and UNICEF had joined the International Aid Transparency Initiative to improve public accessibility to information.


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