Child & Maternal Health

New survey finds a quarter of refugees in Libyan detention centre are malnourished

Almost a quarter of 300 refugees, migrants and asylum seekers held in a Libyan detention...

New-born deaths preventable with less than a teaspoon of blood

For the first time, scientists have been able to map the developmental pathways of...

Measles outbreak in Philippines puts 3.7 million children at risk

The Philippines are currently facing an outbreak of measles which has already taken...

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...

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