Child & Maternal Health

African Development Bank announces new plans to reduce stunting by 40%

In collaboration with the Alike Danote Foundation and Big Win Philanthropy, the African...

UNICEF funding shortage will leave 1 million children without life-saving supplies this winter

UNICEF has warned that nearly 1 million children across the Middle East and North...

Poor, urban children more disadvantaged than their rural peers, says UNICEF

According to a new report from UNICEF titled “Advantage or Paradox: The Challenge...

European Union provides €12 million in support of global food security, UN reports

The European Union, FAO and its Rome-based UN partner agencies, with the International...

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...

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