Health & WASH

New Ebola drug trial brings hope to the Democratic Republic of Congo

A new drug trial for Ebola has brought hope to people in the Democratic Republic of...

WHO chief says Uganda’s Ebola strategy ‘will go a long way’

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, Uganda’s strategies have been recognised globally....

Schoolgirls in Kenya will face compulsory tests for pregnancy and FGM

Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya has now made it compulsory for schoolgirls...

Niger vaccinates 152,000 against Cholera

In collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners, the...

AIDF are pleased to open nominations for the Africa Innovator of the Year Award 2019!

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the...

How close is Africa to eradicating polio?

During the Africa Regional Commission for the Certification of poliomyelitis eradication...

Health benefits of climate action far outweigh the costs, say WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched a special report at the United Nations...

African Development Bank announces new plans to reduce stunting by 40%

In collaboration with the Alike Danote Foundation and Big Win Philanthropy, the African...

Four countries pledge more than $215 million to improve healthcare systems in Myanmar

The United States, Switzerland, Sweden and the United Kingdom have collectively committed...

132 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2019, warns UN

Today, 4th December 2018, UNOCHA released their 2019 Global Humanitarian Overview...

Cross-border surveillance crucial to mitigate Ebola, says WHO

Due to the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

UNOCHA’s humanitarian report warns of worsening global trends

The World Humanitarian Data and Trends report, released by UN Office for the Coordination...

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