Child & Maternal Health

Bogota day care centre helps at-risk Venezuelan children cope with the adaptation process

According to a report from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Venezuelan children...

1.3 million Children suffering from severe acute malnutrition in the Sahel

Over 1.3 million children under 5 are expected to receive treatment for severe acute...

UK commits $200 million to family planning services in Africa and Asia

The UK Government has announced a new £200 million programme to support family...

IOM provides mental health services and safe spaces in Yemen for displaced children and families

Since March 2015, the conflict in Yemen has affected the lives of millions of families....

Global Financing Facility commits $1 billion to improving health for women and children

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) has dedicated US -$1.005 billion to improve the...

WHO warns that air pollution is “the new tobacco”

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said...

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

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

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...

Children are most vulnerable to the health risks associated with climate related disasters

A new report published in PLoS One Medicine has revealed that infants and children...

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...

Infant mortality in Brazil is increasing for the first time since 1990

The number of infant deaths has risen in Brazil for the first time since 1990 a recent...

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