Health & WASH

World Food Day – 16 October 2018

Today is World Food Day and the 73rd anniversary of the UN’s Food and Agricultural...

More support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in north-east Nigeria

After a two day visit to the region, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator...

Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint equivalent to that of entire countries

Backed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a recent study recommends that the...

Six million in South Sudan face extreme hunger and malnutrition

According to a report published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification...

Earthquake and subsequent tsunami leave hundreds dead in Indonesia

On Friday, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck north of Palu, Indonesia, leaving hundreds...

Flooding in Nigeria displaces thousands

Nearly half a million people are currently affected by flooding in Nigeria, with 141...

Genetically engineering a malaria-free world

A team of biologists at Imperial College, London have altered the genetics of the...

Global Fund saves 27 million lives in their fight against HIV, TB, and malaria

The Global Fund is a non-profit partnership organisation designed to accelerate the...

Overcrowding of refugee reception centres in Greece pose serious risk to children

Overcrowding in Greek island reception centres for refugees and migrants has made...

Microplastics can spread through flying insects, research shows

A new study, published in the Journal Biology Letters, shows that plastic now contaminates...

Additional one million children at risk of famine in Yemen, report shows

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies that comes through Hodeidah port could cause...

6.3 million children died from preventable causes in 2017, highlights new report

A new report released by UNICEF, the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations...

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