Health

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

Gifts of Health

  • Every 2 minutes, a child under 5 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.

    $11
  • 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!

    $11
  • When girls don’t have access to sanitary products, they miss out on school and other opportunities. This set of reusable, washable sanitary pads will give 2 girls comfort and dignity so they can keep learning.
    $16
  • Many of the 384 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.
    $16
  • 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.
    $16
  • 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
  • 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.
    $27
  • 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.

    $27
  • The life-saving combination of polio, tetanus and measles vaccines protects children against common, deadly diseases so they can grow up healthy and strong.
    $27
  • Many of the 384 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.
    $31
  • 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.
    $32
  • A kit containing packets of food and micronutrient powder helps feed hungry families and treat child malnutrition.
    $36

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