Health

We help you save more lives, by saving costs

Do you know the Total Cost of Ownership of your Cold Chain equipment?   Do you...

Integrating child health and WaSH policies will increase the effectiveness of aid delivery

New research by WaterAid and PATH has found that combining clean water, decent household...

Air pollution kills 7 million each year, 90% of which are in poor countries

The latest report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals the significant damage...

5 things you might not know about malaria

Today, 25th April 2018, marks World Malaria Day a critical day to recognise the...

World Immunisation Week: what has been achieved to date and what does the future hold?

This week marks ‘World Immunisation Week’ organised by the World Health...

Drones are joining the fight against insect borne diseases

Drones are one step closer to combating insect borne diseases after a successful test,...

As global cases of malaria rise, what new methods can be used to prevent its spread?

Malaria experts are warning of a resurgence in the disease as global cases are no...

Yellow fever to be eliminated from Africa by 2026, hopes UN

The UN has announced an ambitious aim to eliminate yellow fever in Africa by 2026....

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...

Poverty reduction as effective as medicine in preventing TB

A recent study published in Lancet Global Health has revealed that poverty reduction...

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...

WHO calls for a significant scaling up of health services in Cox’s Bazar

The World Health Organisation (WHO) are calling for an increase in health services...

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

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

Which Oscars stars also play leading roles in aid and development?

With The 90th Academy Awards just a few weeks away Aid & International Development...

WHO has announced new guidelines on care standards during childbirth

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

We help you save more lives, by saving costs

Do you know the Total Cost of Ownership of your Cold Chain equipment?   Do you...

WHO increases its efforts to reach malnourished children in South Sudan

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that over 261,000 children living in...

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...

Bringing “Health on Wheels” to At-risk Teens in Cape Town

This article was written by Philip Smith, Programme Manager at Desmond Tutu HIV...

FGM ‘not acceptable’ in the 21st Century, but 3 million girls are still at risk each year

Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM which is dedicated to the eradication...

28 African countries have no access to radiotherapy cancer treatment

Yesterday, 4th February 2018, marked World Cancer Day which aims to unite the world’s...

Technology is transforming healthcare systems around the world

The pace of health innovation is accelerating rapidly with new technologies regularly...

Mobile phones are improving healthcare for isolated Vietnamese communities

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

Leading NGOs join forces to equip health workers with digital technology

Two innovative NGOs have announced a partnership to increase the availability of digital...

The EU and Gates Foundation invests $100m towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

A strong step towards sustainable development was made today when the EU and Gates...

Are drones the future for mosquito control programmes?

WeRobotics are trialling a new method of mosquito control in Latin America with hopes...

Treating Acute Malnutrition: UNICEF

UNICEF has treated over one million children for severe acute malnutrition, with 400,000...