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BREASTFEEDING MANAGEMENT AND PROMO

Breastfeeding Management and Promotion in a Baby-Friendly Hospital

An 18-Hour Course for Maternity Staff

9 Oct 1998
This 18-hour Course is a tool to help achieve the long-term goal of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. The Course aims at enabling women to practice exclusive breastfeeding. It underlines the fact that all babies should be fed only breastmilk from birth to 4-6 months of age. The short-term ob...
VIPP VISUALISATION IN PARTICIPATO

Visualisation in Participatory Programmes (VIPP)

A Manual for Facilitators and Trainers Involved in Participatory Group Events

9 Oct 1998
Visualisation in Participatory Programmes (VIPP) is a new synthesis of methods for improving group interaction in international development programmes. It is directed to everyone who wants to improve the traditional style of group events by using innovative ways to involve people. The interest of...
TRAINING GUIDE IN LACTATION MANAGE

Training Guide in Lactation Management

9 Oct 1998
This Training Guide is designed for those teaching breastfeeding techniques to medical personnel, as well as community workers. The lessons are presented in an adaptable format, allowing the trainer to respond to the needs of senior health professionals or breastfeeding counsellors. This Guide se...
DREAM OF PEACE IMAGES OF WAR

I Dream of Peace

Images of War by Children of Former Yugoslavia

9 Oct 1998
'When I close my eyes, I dream of peace.', said 14 year old Aleksandar, just after enduring a dressing change of the terrible burn wounds he suffered from a Molotov cocktail explosion. His words became the title of this book, which presents the thoughts and paintings of children in the former Yug...
EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT A TEACH

Education for Development

A Teacher's Resource for Global Learning

9 Oct 1998
Young people are bombarded daily with information on global issues such as violence, poverty, hunger, prejudice and environmental degradation. Education for Development helps young people make the link between global issues and local concerns and shows how they can apply what they learn to their ...
DEV WITH A HUMAN FACE EXPERIENCES

Development with a Human Face

Experiences in Social Achievement and Economic Growth

9 Oct 1998
Development with a Human Face examines the successful health and educational advances of 10 developing countries whose social achievements outpaced the majority of other developing countries - many of their social indicators being comparable with those of industrialized nations. The book provides...
ENVIRO FOR CHILDREN UNDERSTANDING

Environment for Children, The

Understanding and Acting on the Environmental Hazards that Threaten Children and their Parents

9 Oct 1998
This publication gives a multidisciplinary account of the environmental health hazards threatening children and the range of impacts they can have. It looks at the social, economic and political factors behind the problems, and explains what can be done - by communities as well as governments and...
CHILDREN FIRST THE STORY OF UNICE

Children First

The Story of UNICEF, Past and Present

9 Oct 1998
Children First examines changes in public attitudes and government policies that have put children at the top of the international agenda in the 1990s. Starting from the International Year of the Child in 1979, development historian Maggie Black studies the two movements which have done the most ...
UNICEF FOR BEGINNERS

UNICEF for Beginners

9 Oct 1998
Emmy Award winning writer Christian Clark presents an illustrated story of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which has been helping countries provide for children's healthy development since 1946. In an entertaining style, suitable for both children and adults, UNICEF for beginners tel...
COMMUNICATING FOR DEV HUMAN CHANGE

Communicating for Development

Human Change for Survival

9 Oct 1998
Arguing that widespread changes in human attitudes and behaviour are vital to ensure a secure sustainable future, this book focuses on using communication processes for facilitating those changes. Through lively accounts and analysis of specific projects across four continents, the authors show h...
DRY SEASON GARDENING FOR IMPROVING

Dry Season Gardening for Improving Child Nutrition

11 Jun 1999
Dry-season gardening is a crop production method, that involves the growing of plants in small individual plots near a community water source. This publication contains a four-day training course, which is designed for community development workers and their village counterparts to equip them wit...
IMPLEMENT HNDBK FOR THE CONV RIGHT

Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child

9 Oct 1998
Since its adoption in 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child has achieved almost universal ratification. This Handbook is a practical tool for all those involved in implementing the principles and provisions of the Convention and realizing the human rights of children. Under each article...
ASSISTING IN EMERGENCIES RESOUR

Assisting in Emergencies

A Resource Handbook for UNICEF Field Staff

9 Oct 1998
This Handbook presents information needed to help determine priorities, plan programmes and organize action in cooperation with governments, local administrations and other organizations, in an effort to meet the needs of children in various emergency situations. Information is drawn from organiz...
HELPING CHILDREN COPE WITH THE STR

Helping Children Cope with the Stresses of War

A Manual for Parents and Teachers

9 Oct 1998
A welcome tool for parents and teachers in helping children cope with the stresses of war and other forms of systematic violence. Based on methods and approaches that have been tested extensively in war torm Lebanon, this book gives descriptions (illustrated by full-colour reproductions of childr...
CHILDREN IN WAR GUIDE THE PROVIS

Children in War

A Guide to the Provision of Services - A Study for UNICEF

9 Oct 1998
Children in War provides essential information on the impact of armed conflict on children and what is being done to counter its harmful effects. A photo essay, which illustrates the ways in which armed conflict affects children, is followed by a conceptual framework. In line with this framework,...
PROGRESS OF NATIONS 1997

Progress of Nations, The

The Nations of the World Ranked According to Their Achievements in Child Health, Nutrition, Education, Water and Sanitation, and Progress for Women

14 Nov 1997
The Progress of Nations is an annual UNICEF report that ranks the nations of the world according to statistics reflecting the social health of children. The 1997 edition looks at the progress made in the areas of health, nutrition, education, water and sanitation. It discusses the quality of basi...
PROGRESS OF NATIONS 1996

Progress of Nations, The

The Nations of the World Ranked According to Their Achievements in Child Health, Nutrition, Education, Family Planning, and Progress for Women

15 Nov 1996
A publication extremely useful to all those who want to know what is happening to the health, nutrition and education of children today. It talks in detail of womens lives and their health and their future. It monitors not only specific advances and regression in some of the key areas of human we...
IMPROVING THE QUALITY LIFE GIRLS

Improving the Quality of Life of Girls

6 Sep 1996
For this important subject we are presented here with programme and policy options which have been compiled as suggestions for decision-makers, policy planners, implementors and all others who are interested in improving the lives of girls. We are given new information on the quality of life of g...
ACTION FOR CHILDREN AFFECTED AIDS

Action for Children Affected by Aids

Programme Profiles and Lessons Learned

6 Sep 1996
A unique book for all those who carry responsibility for responding to the many challenges posed by HIV/AIDS, including policy makers at all levels, programme planners, and those working directly with affected individuals and families. For many others with an interest in children, the information...
STAT CHILDREN UNICEF ASSIST CTRIES

Statistics on Children in UNICEF Assisted Countries

19 Jun 1992
This revised edition contains 137 country profiles including information on regional and child mortality group profiles in terms of child survival and development, nutrition, health, education, demographic and economic indicators.
CHALLENGES FOR CHILDREN & WOMEN

Challenges for Children and Women in the 1990s

Eastern and Southern Africa in Profile

5 Jun 1992
To make the reader understand the enormous problems of Africa, this profile offers emerging trends and issues on the economy, poverty, children's and women's health, nutrition, education, urbanization and the impact of conflict in Eastern and Southern Africa. Numerous tables present a wealth of i...
BASIC EDUCATION & NATL DEV

Basic Education and National Development

Lessons from China and India

31 Jan 1992
It is not a matter of debate that basic education opportunities for all people is essential for a nation's development. This book, based on the reports of studies by two national teams in China and India is the first serious attempt to explore the educational goals, structure, organization, progr...
CHILDREN & TRANSITION TO MARKET

Children and Transition to Market Economy

4 Oct 1991
This work examines the initial changes in social policies and the establishment of safety nets which have accompanied the transition to the market economy in Central and Eastern Europe. Policy choices in these areas will be tough and painful and measures adopted will tend to cut back on the essen...
DECLARACION MUNDIAL SOBRE LA SUPER

Declaración Mundial sobre la Supervivencia, la Protección y el Desarrollo del Niño y Plan de Acción para la Aplicación de la Declaración Mundial sobre la Supervivencia, la Protección y el Desarrollo del Niño en el Decenio de 1990

6 May 1991
Contiene la Declaración y Plan de Acción completos aprobados por los 73 Jefes de Estados y Ministros durante la Cumbre. En la Declaración se consignan los problemas a que se hacen frente los dirigentes políticos y se describe su labor, su compromiso y las próximas medidas que se han de adoptar al...
STATE OF THE WORLD ENVIRO 1990

State of the World Environment 1990

Children and the Environment

9 Aug 1990
This study assesses the global effects of the deteriorating environment on children and the unborn. It examines the aspects of the interrelationship and solutions to improve the situation where over 14 million children are killed each year. Chapters include the special nature of children; the eco...
GLOBAL REGIONAL & CTRY ASSESS CHIL

Global, Regional and Country Assessment of Child Malnutrition

9 Aug 1990
This publication provides a detailed baseline measurement of child malnutrition throughout the world, at the global, regional and national levels. It also reviews the current availability of data and makes recommendations for improving it.
ELIMINATING SOCIAL DISTANCE BETWEE

Eliminating Social Distance Between North and South

Cost-Effective Goals for the 1990's

27 Aug 1990
How much would it cost to satisfy basic human needs by the year 2000 and what would be the most cost-effective approaches to reaching these goals? This study endeavours to measure and compare costs and effects of social development programmes.