29 October 2013

A rare gift that cannot be found elsewhere



Unicef’s Best Start campaign is promoting breastfeeding to mothers across Thailand and urging hospitals to stop accepting donations from infant formula companies, in a bid to boost the health of babies nationwide. Video courtesy of the Bangkok Post, by Jetjaras Na Ranong.

17 October 2013

Innovative project aims at helping young people living with HIV

This article was published in Bangkok Post newspaper on 15 October 2013. 

 
Story by Heamakarn Sricharatchanya
Photos and video by Metee Thuentap


PETCHBURI -- Kai* was born with HIV but did not know his status until he was 15. Depressed and unsure about his future, he sometimes threw away his antiretroviral (ARV) medicine pills, took them late or did not bother taking them at all. When his doctor asked whether he had taken his medicine on time, Kai would always answer “yes.”

02 October 2013

Paula Taylor meets children with disabilities



Photos by Metee Thuentap

Paula Taylor, Friend of UNICEF, attends a sports event for children who have intellectual disabilities in Chiang Mai. The event, organized by Special Olympics with support from UNICEF, provided some 400 children from northern Thailand who have intellectual disabilities a chance to play and demonstrate their courage.

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