Children, HIV, emergencies and Sustainable Development Goals: roadblocks ahead and possible solutions (2018)Dick Chamla, Chewe Luo, Priscilla Idele
JIAS - Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2018-2
COVID-19 may pose greater risk to children than originally thought (21 Jul 2020)
It is commonly accepted, at least for now, that children and adolescents (0-19 years) have been largely spared the direct epidemiological ef ...
Remote Learning Amid a Global Pandemic: Insights from MICS6 (05 May 2020)
While some countries are now moving to reopen schools, nearly 1.3 billion children are still out of school and dependent on remote learning, ...
Educating the hardest to reach: Lessons from non-formal education in Nepal (03 Mar 2020)
A total of 835,401 children and adolescents were out of school in Nepal in 2017, equivalent to 11.3 per cent of the primary and secondary sc ...
Turning the tide together on mental ill health for children (10 Oct 2019)
In some way, mental ill health has touched everyone. The statistics are alarming, and by some accounts constitute a public health emergency. ...
Developing a Household Survey Instrument on Social Protection
MICS Methodological Papers are intended to facilitate exchange of knowledge and to stimulate discussion on the methodological issues related to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of MICS data; in particular, the papers document the background methodological work undertaken for the development of new MICS indicators, modules, and analyses. The findings, interpretation and conclusions do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of UNICEF.
Smart Social Development Key for Smart African Cities
This chapter focuses on the Social Development dimensions of smart cities, composed of elements of health and education. Healthy workers are more productive, and bring greater income to families and higher levels of economic growth for nations, and, in turn, enhance smart economy. First the chapter focuses on health considering that a healthy population is critical to realizing any social and economic development. Then the chapter concentrates on Education, which is critical to meeting the challenges of smart city, as it connects people to new approaches, solutions and technologies that enable them to identify, clarify and tackle local and global problems. When education and health are combined, undoubtedly they contribute significantly to human development. In both these critical dimensions, African cities have made significant progress during these past twenty years, and continue to do so as we progress through the 21st century.