Health

© UNICEF/UNI157444/Kiron
© UNICEF/UNI157444/Kiron

Gifts of Health

  • Malnourished children need to gain weight fast. This life-saving, peanut-based food supplement can help a hungry child gain up to two pounds per week!

    $10
  • Every 2 minutes, a child dies of malaria. Distributing bed nets helps protect and save lives. Insecticide-treated bed nets are a simple and effective way to stop hundreds of daily malaria deaths.

    $10
  • A stock of polio vaccines protects defenceless children from this contagious disease that can cause crippling paralysis or death. There is no cure for polio, but vaccinations provide effective prevention.

    $15
  • Many of the 367 children who die from measles every day can be saved by a safe, effective and affordable vaccine. A supply of measles vaccines secures the future of at-risk children.
    $15
  • Birth registration for children helps ensure they aren’t denied critical access to healthcare and education and reduces vulnerability to illegal adoption, child labour and trafficking.
    $18
  • The life-saving combination of polio, tetanus and measles vaccines protects children against common, deadly diseases so they can grow up healthy and strong.
    $25
  • A set of warm blankets will shield vulnerable babies from cold, protect them from illness and provide comfort and security in harsh and dangerous conditions.

    $26
  • The first days of a baby’s life are some of the most important. Each newborn kit, including blankets, prenatal supplements and vaccines helps give vulnerable babies a solid, healthy start.

    $26
  • A stock of polio vaccines protects defenceless children from this contagious disease that can cause crippling paralysis or death. There is no cure for polio, but vaccinations provide effective prevention.

    $30
  • Many of the 367 children who die from measles every day can be saved by a safe, effective and affordable vaccine. A supply of measles vaccines secures the future of at-risk children.
    $30
  • A kit containing packets of food and micronutrient powder helps feed hungry families and treat child malnutrition.

    $34
  • Jackets, trousers, fleeces, boots or strong shoes, a scarf and a hat for at-risk children help maintain warmth and health in winter.
    $34

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