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International Day of Rural Women – 15 October, 2018

Today marks the UN’s International Day of Rural Women, a day first observed...

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...

Tech firms and humanitarian organisations partner to create famine-predicting technology

The UN, World Bank, and other humanitarian organisations have partnered up with global...

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...

After a decade long decline, world hunger is back on the rise, UN report says

Over the last 10 years, progress has been made to reduce global hunger, end malnutrition,...

Press Release: B Medical Systems teams up with SEEDR to launch next generation of carriers

Luxembourg, 23 August 2018 – B Medical Systems and SEEDR are joining forces...

New drug for malaria could save 8.5 million lives

A new drug for the treatment of malaria has been approved by the US authorities. The...

Millions of people in India are facing the worst water crisis in history

Water has become costly in India due to weak infrastructure and a national water shortage....

Ineffective health care may occur across all Member States, WHO warns

A new report conducted by the World Health Organization(WHO) and partners revealed...

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...

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