United Nations Childrens Fund

J P Greaves, London, UK

R Shrimpton, Institute of Child Health, London, UK © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

approach to nutrition has evolved over the years. The article also describes its role, structure, and funding.

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is that part of the United Nations (UN) system that has a special mandate to improve the welfare of children and women. Beginning with a restricted mandate for a limited period, the organization now has a permanent concern for the whole child (rights to health, education, protection, etc.) throughout the world. This article describes the history of the organization, with special reference to how its

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