Child & Maternal Health

Japan donates $15.7 million to help upscale UNICEF’s work in Cox’s Bazar

UNICEF is able to scale up its assistance to women and children in Cox’s Bazar,...

Health concerns grow in Papua New Guinea following earthquake and aftershocks

WHO has raised concerns about the potential for disease earthquakes in Papua New Guinea...

“No single agency can meet the massive health needs” of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, says WHO

Healthcare is a key priority for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, with numerous agencies...

Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus is South Sudan’s ‘silent killer’

In South Sudan 91% of pregnant women give birth in their homes without access to a...

Child marriage has fallen by 15% in the last decade

UNICEF has announced that the number of child marriages has declined significantly...

Lao PDR launches comprehensive new plans to tackle stunting

Representatives from two provinces in Lao PDR have agreed on a comprehensive new approach...

UNICEF: ‘we are failing the world’s poorest babies’

The latest report by UNICEF into new-born mortality reveals that the global deaths...

WHO has announced new guidelines on care standards during childbirth

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new guidelines on global care standards...

Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving SDGs in Africa

On 7 February the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar...

Health experts highlight the key challenges for improving maternal, neonatal and infant mortality

A group of leading health experts have highlighted a number of key issues in reducing...

Mobile phones are improving healthcare for isolated Vietnamese communities

Mobile phones are bringing crucial health information to isolated ethnic minority...

Mother to mother training is key to combating child malnutrition

A recent study by Malawi's Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources...