UNICEF publications play a critical role in fulfilling the organization's mandate to advocate for the rights of every child, everywhere. UNICEF flagship publications, such as The State of the World’s Children and Progress for Children, present data that are used for a variety of planning, monitoring and advocacy purposes. UNICEF also produces a number of sector-specific reports. Furthermore, an increasing number of peer-reviewed journal articles have recently been written. Some of the recent publications and articles are featured below:
Levels and Trends in Child Malnutrition [Full Report - 7.37 MB]
Joint report in sections: Cover [1.76 MB]; Key facts and figures [97 KB]; Introduction [993 KB]; Methodology [2.47 MB]; Levels and trends in child malnutrition, 1990-2011 [2.13 MB]; References [69 KB]; Statistical tables [231 KB]; Annex: Regional classifications [171 KB]
Brown DW, Burton AH, Gacic-Dobo M, Karimov R. A review of target population estimates and implied infant mortality rates from national immunization programmes during 2000-2010. Open Public Health J. 2013;6:6-10
UNICEF produces a number of publications in collaboration with its global partners and other United Nations agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and The World Bank.
UNICEF also produces comprehensive reports, technical documents and working papers related to the Millennium Development Goals along with several inter-agency groups such as the Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group, the Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation, the Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation, the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group and the UNAIDS HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group.