upTeachers all over the world have been going above and beyond to support their students and to help them continue learning by whatever means possible during COVID-19. Many have embraced new ways of teaching, including online, over radio, television or hand-delivered materials.
UNICEF is calling for teachers, along with child protection and other social service workers, to be prioritised to receive the COVID-19 vaccine - after frontline health personnel and high-risk populations. Safeguarding vital services for children and young people is key to safeguarding their future.Angel brought her baby Nijab for a polio vaccination at a UNICEF-supported health centre in Uganda.
Despite logistical challenges caused by COVID-19, UNICEF teams supplied over 800 million doses of polio vaccines in 2020.
Thanks to parents and health workers, the vaccine is protecting children against an infectious disease, which was once the leading cause of childhood paralysis worldwide.KENYA'S COVID-19 cases hit 101,159 after 150 more test positive from sample of 3,117 tested in the past 24 hours, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe says.
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