Communicable Diseases

Paraguay has officially eliminated Malaria, confirms WHO

The World Health Organisation have today certified that Paraguay has eliminated Malaria,...

UNICEF reach over 300,000 with Ebola protection campaign

Over 300,000 people have been reached by UNICEF and its partners in the Democratic...

Tackle poverty and inequality to eradicate TB, says António Guterres

António Guterres has urged for greater efforts into universal health coverage...

WHO prepares Cox’s Bazar for flooding and monsoon conditions

The Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar has started to experience intermittent...

Nepal becomes first country in South East Asia to eliminate trachoma

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that Nepal has eliminated trachoma as...

DCR faces new Ebola challenge one case is identified in city of Mbandaka

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has confirmed that a case of Ebola has...

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...

Uganda to vaccinate 360,000 against Cholera

Uganda has launched a new cholera vaccination campaign to protect over 360,000 people...

5 things you might not know about malaria

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

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....