Barbara LeRoy, PhD, (Director, MI UCEDD) Appointed to UNICEF Advisory Board

April 5, 2012

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DDI Director Dr. Barbara LeRoy was recently appointed to the UNICEF 2012 Advisory Board. The Board will oversee the publication of The State of the World's Children 2013, which will focus on disabilities.

Working in over 150 countries, UNICEF provides children with health care, clean water, nutrition, education, protection, emergency relief, and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy, and education in the United States. Despite extraordinary progress, 21,000 children still die each day from preventable causes. Our mission is to do whatever it takes to make that number zero by giving children the essentials for a safe and healthy childhood.