It takes all nations and all sectors to make progress on the most important and far-reaching international challenges. The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems.
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The United Nations Foundation is dedicated to reducing childhood mortality from disease, advocating for the rights of women and girls, improving disaster relief, creating a clean energy future, and ensuring a strong, well-funded UN.
In 2008, we have made a significant global impact by reaching millions of people around the world. Take a look at all of the amazing things we have achieved together in this highlights video. Thank you for your continued support.
UN Foundation's Adrianna Logalbo reports from Cote d'Ivoire, where in February 2008 the country undertook a national integrated measles campaign that provided over 3 million children under the age of 5 with measles vaccines, Vitamin A and de-worming medicine. Together with support from the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Nothing But Nets has been able to provide 855,000 of those bed nets.
In over-crowded Ugandan refugee camps, without telephones or even electricity, Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) reconnects families and offers a peace of mind in the midst of a difficult situation. TSF's Oisin Walton reports from the field. Learn more about other initiatives of the Technology Partnership.
The statistics are staggering: Millions of children under the age of 5 die each year from preventable diseases, including malaria, measles and polio. A solution exists: integrated health campaigns. These campaigns provide multiple health interventions on a large scale. The UN Foundation works to raise awareness and resources to deliver vaccines and other preventive interventions around the world.
The UN Foundation is working with the UN and private partners to advance leading health campaigns aimed at decreasing child mortality. Our efforts have saved millions of lives. Watch Dr. Steve Cochi's interview and visit our site to learn how you can help.