Innovation Archives - UNICEF Ireland

UL Hospitals Group and HSE Mid-West Community Healthcare launch Staff Flu Vaccination Campaign and partner with UNICEF to help fight measles

Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine: 1 flu vaccine = 10 measles vaccines   UL Hospitals Group and HSE Mid-West Community Healthcare have launched their 2020-2021 Staff Flu Vaccination Campaign, highlighting the unprecedented importance of vaccination against flu in the era of COVID-19, and helping UNICEF to fight measles in the developing world. UNICEF ambassador … Continued

UNICEF breaks ground on Africa’s first recycled plastic brick factory in Côte d’Ivoire

Factory to produce plastic bricks to build classrooms for children in innovative partnership Download multimedia materials here DUBLIN/NEW YORK/ABIDJAN, 29 July 2019 – UNICEF, in partnership with Colombian social enterprise Conceptos Plasticos, today announced it had broken ground on a first-of-its-kind factory that will convert plastic waste collected in Côte d’Ivoire into modular plastic bricks. … Continued

UNICEF’s co-head of Innovation, Chris Fabien, to address Dublin Web Summit

Time 100 Awardee will highlight how innovation has helped save children’s lives. Dublin, 4 November 2015 – UNICEF’s co-chief of Innovation, Chris Fabien will this afternoon address the Dublin Web Summit on how the power of technology and innovation can be harnessed to make a meaningful difference in the lives of vulnerable children around the … Continued