UNICEF supports MIFAN in collecting inputs for a proposed adolescent pregnancy prevention and care policy

Publicado el 18-08-2018

600 people participated in 18 forums at the national level. Managua. The Psychosocial Care Directorate of the Ministry of the Family, Adolescents and Children (MIFAN) has led an initiative to gather inputs for the design of a policy proposal for the prevention of and response to adolescent pregnancy. This involved holding 18 departmental workshops in June, with technical and financial ...

Adolescents at social risk in Bluefields have a new opportunity to change their lives

Publicado el 29-06-2017

*25 adolescents—6 girls and 17 boys—successfully concluded the sixth Building and Plumbing Course with a Climate Change Focus in Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast region. Bluefields. During a joy-filled morning event, 25 out-of-school adolescents behind with their schooling successfully concluded the sixth Building and Plumbing Course with a Climate Change Focus in Bluefields in Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCS). ...

UNICEF forms part of the joint mission for the elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission

Publicado el 29-06-2017

Cuba is the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean certified as having eliminated the vertical transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis. Nicaragua would be the first such country on the Latin American mainland. Managua. – In support of the efforts of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health (MINSA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined a joint mission of ...

UNICEF supports Action Plan for the Elimination of Mother-to-child HIV Transmission in Nicaragua

Publicado el 26-06-2017

Managua. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health (MINSA) in the implementation of the Action Plan to accelerate Nicaragua’s certification as a country free from mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. This involves putting into practice the recommendations resulting from a joint mission of international experts on June 12-17, 2017. “The review by a ...

Child-friendly journalists support UNICEF’s pro-child initiatives

Publicado el 19-06-2017

Managua. – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Nicaragua held a meeting with journalists, media communicators and directors, and members of the Child-friendly Network to present the child-rights advocacy initiatives to be developed throughout the year. “The prevention of violence against children and early childhood development are priorities for UNICEF cooperation in Nicaragua,” stated Iván Yerovi, the UNICEF Representative ...

Good practices for safe and creative internet use in Nicaragua

Publicado el 29-05-2017

International Internet Day was celebrated on May 17 to raise awareness of the possibilities offered by new technologies and to promote generalized access to the internet. Managua. With the aim of promoting the exchange of good practices for the safe and creative use of the internet for educational ends and to promote the definition of policies and protocols for the ...

Technical training, entrepreneurship and life skills for adolescents: a successful model

Publicado el 10-05-2017

*30 adolescents (5 girls and 25 boys) from the South Caribbean Coast region are participating in the sixth course. Bluefields. The sixth course on Building and Plumbing with a Climate Change Focus was recently inaugurated in Bluefields in the South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCS). “The course provides opportunities to adolescents whose spaces and rights have been violated,” explained Shaira ...

UNICEF cooperation supports the priorities of children in Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast region

Publicado el 04-05-2017

Managua. Authorities of the South Caribbean Coast Regional Government and Regional Council were visited by the Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Nicaragua, Iván Yerovi, who was accompanied by Ramón Canales, the coordinator of the Caribbean Coast Development Secretariat. The aim of the visit was to strengthen UNICEF cooperation with the comprehensive health care programmes for children ...