UNICEF has unveiled a ‘Pandemic Classroom’ at the HQ of the United Nations in New York to urge governments worldwide to prioritise the reopening of schools
Schools which are normally the second home for 168 million...Read more
As part of a summer program for children with disabilities, Nicole Abreu’s daughter, a rising third grader at Jahn Elementary on Chicago’s North Side, has been able to receive speech language therapy, services for the...Read more
India’s government has been told it must learn from this pandemic and create a robust, equitable and sustainable infrastructure for the urban poor – and especially its disease-prone children.
Unhygienic conditions and malnourishment presents a serious...Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the life of every child in the country. It is not only an unprecedented public health emergency, but also a challenge our society and our economy have not seen in...Read more
During this time of unprecedented change, many children will be feeling the kind of uncertainty, lack of control and anxiety that is normally experienced by a high percentage of autistic children.
I am a researcher working...Read more
The coronavirus lockdown is inspiring educators to come up with new ways to keep children’s minds fit and active – none more so than city librarians in the Estonian capital, Tallinn.
While public libraries were among...Read more
Child professionals working in the health sector may be interested in new coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO).
The WHO has made available links to various publications regarding the rights, roles and responsibilities...Read more
It has been widely reported that children are less likely to get severely ill and die from the new coronavirus, according to an article in the New Scientist journal.
It points to a study of nearly 45,000 people people...Read more
The World Health Organization has declared a coronoavirus pandemic, and more cases have been announced in several states. Public health scholar Aubree Gordon of the University of Michigan explains why schools across the nation are...Read more
THE global COVID-19 (corona virus) pandemic has resulted in an outpouring of information resources regarding the risks and implications for children and young people.
As more and more countries impose strict measures on the movement of...Read more
The global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (pandemic), and the virus has spread to many countries and territories.
While COVID-19 continues to spread, it...Read more
The United Nations’ Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is providing USD$15 million to help fund global efforts to contain the COVID-19 (Corona) virus.
It comes as the World Health Organization (WHO) upgrades the global risk of...Read more