UNICEF Papua New Guinea (@UNICEF_PNG )

UNICEF Papua New Guinea

Bio Working for the rights of every child in Papua New Guinea
Location Papua New Guinea
Tweets 53
Followers 212
Following 125
Account created 12-03-2018 02:02:10
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Twitter Web Client : This Southern Highlands toddler doesn’t know the 75% of that healthy meal from home grown foods hes enjoying is great for healthy brain development. UNICEF is teaching his community to prepare nutritious meals from readily available local foods to promote nutrition in children.

Twitter Web Client : In the 1st 3 years of life, a childs brain is twice as active as yours. With every hug, kiss and love, you share the care to protect your child’s growing brain, just like what Mendi dad, Wari Yaka is doing with his 3-year-old son Benson.

Twitter Web Client : This super dad in Papua New Guinea is using the kangaroo care technique to provide warmth for his new born baby through skin to skin contact. Thank you to all dads who are using your super dad powers to lovingly bond with your children. #EarlyMomentsMatter

Android : New Erima Primary School students in Port Moresby enjoy a sports festival through a Just Play programme aimed at reducing vulnerabilities and addressing social issues affecting young people.

iPhone : Three months after a devastating earthquake struck #PNG, and many communities are still struggling.

For some, the most desperate need is for water.


Twitter Web Client : Up to 10,000 children seriously affected PNG’s earthquakes in February will receive desperately needed educational support, thanks to a generous USD 1.5 million contribution by global fund – Education Cannot Wait. Thank you ECW!

Twitter Web Client : This baby, from #MendiHospital, #SouthernHighlands, is wearing a special bracelet that alerts parents/guardians in events of hypothermia. The bracelet was put forward by @UNICEFPNG and is now decreasing the infant mortality rate which is the highest in the region.

Twitter Web Client : A generous contribution of over USD 575,000 from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (#SIDA) will help #UNICEF PNG provide urgent humanitarian support to 125,000 children affected by February’s earthquakes in PNG! Thank you SIDA!

Twitter Web Client : World Menstrual Hygiene Day! and the days are counting down towards the 28th of this month. focused entirely on the need for women and girls to be confident and have fair knowledge about their sexual health concerning menstrual hygiene. We are super excited for this campaign.

Twitter Web Client : Thousands of children like 4-year-old Ova Ura James of Tatana Village who missed out on life-saving immunisations now have the opportunity to be immunised against deadly but vaccine preventable diseases in a special week-long immunisation campaign in Port Moresby.

Twitter Web Client : 49,500 children under 5 in Southern Highlands Province will be immunized against measles & rubella in a child health campaign that the Government launched today with #UNICEF & #WHO support. Some 100,000 women of child bearing age (15-49) will also be immunized against tetanus.

Twitter Web Client : #UNICEF stands committed to supporting the Government of PNG ensure the rights & welfare of PNGs children. New UNICEF Country Representative, David McLoughlin, at the presentation of his credentials to Foreign Affairs Secretary, Barbara Age, to officially take up his post.