With reference to the United Nations and its Specialized Agencies, answer the following
State any two functions of the UNICEF and any two functions of WHO.
Two functions of UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund):
(i) It protects children who struggle for survival and have health concerns and looks after their well being.
(ii) It also provides funds for training health and sanitation workers, teachers and nutritionists. It provides technical supplies and stationery material related to education such as paper, textbooks etc.
Two functions of WHO (World Health Organization):
(i) It helps many countries to improve its health system by improving the quality of services for individuals and community.
(ii) It provides important drugs and medicines required for medical purposes. WHO has launched important programmes to immunise children against measles, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis, polio and whooping cough.