Health & WASH

IOM provides mental health services and safe spaces in Yemen for displaced children and families

Since March 2015, the conflict in Yemen has affected the lives of millions of families....

World Bank report highlights key challenges for improving Human Capital in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank recently released a report titled ‘The Human Capital Project...

Rapid urbanisation is causing major health problems in Africa

Yesterday, 8th November, representatives from African cities met to discuss how to...

Chennai’s water crisis worsens as water delivery providers strike

Last month, Chennai’s water delivery system went on strike to protest their...

Global Financing Facility commits $1 billion to improving health for women and children

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) has dedicated US -$1.005 billion to improve the...

Front line health workers in Uganda vaccinated against Ebola

The Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH), with assistance from the World Health Organisation...

Community Health workers in Myanmar contribute to 70% reduction in Malaria species

Over a six year period, malaria cases in remote and rural locations of Myanmar have...

UN report warns Asia-Pacific is falling behind Zero Hunger targets, as millions remain malnourished

According to a recent United Nations report, hundreds of millions of children and...

Pokhara, Nepal sees largest outbreak of Dengue Fever

On Tuesday, twenty-two new cases of dengue fever were reported in Pokhara, Nepal....

WHO warns that air pollution is “the new tobacco”

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said...

Sulawesi inundated with rain just a month after fatal earthquake and tsunami

A month after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island,...

Uganda implements tax on drinks to raise funds for HIV treatment

A two per cent tax levied on alcohol and soft drinks will be used to internally raise...

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