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UNICEF signs COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with AstraZeneca

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The FINANCIAL -- UNICEF and AstraZeneca this week signed a long-term agreement for the supply of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca on behalf of the COVAX Facility. Through the supply agreement, UNICEF, along with procurement partners including the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), will have access to up to 170 million doses of vaccines for around 85 countries. This is the third such agreement for COVID-19 vaccines, following previously announced agreements with Pfizer and the Serum Institute of India.…

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UNICEF signs COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with AstraZeneca

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The FINANCIAL -- UNICEF and AstraZeneca this week signed a long-term agreement for the supply of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca on behalf of the COVAX Facility. Through the supply agreement, UNICEF, along with procurement partners including the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), will have access to up to 170 million doses of vaccines for around 85 countries. This is the…

UNICEF delivers personal safety supplies for COVID-19 to frontline workers and children under state care

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The FINANCIAL — UNICEF continued creating a safe working environment for vulnerable groups of children and frontline workers supporting them and provided hygiene and personal protective materials to the State Care Agency to support the Government in mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Georgia. The supplies were procured with the support from USAID…

UNICEF study says that cash transfers to children are helpful in overcoming poverty

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The FINANCIAL — Child poverty is a big problem in today’s society. The problem itself creates other issues and affects many countries. Children born into poverty are more likely to experience a wide range of health problems. Poverty also puts an additional strain on families and in most cases these factors lead to mental health and…

UNICEF: Gambling prevention in adolescents should be on a national health agenda

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The FINANCIAL — Problem gambling among adolescents and youth is a growing public health concern globally, as well as in Georgia, UNICEF study says.The aim of the UNICEF study, International Experience of Gambling Prevention Among Adolescents, conducted within the framework of the UNICEF and Patriarchate of Georgia Partnership, was to understand how other countries, including developed…

Health Minister met with UNICEF representative in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Ekaterine Tikaradze conducted a working meeting with the representatives of UNICEF. UNICEF presented to the Ministry the results of the recently conducted research. The goal of the research is to assess the readiness of social system amid…