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Solar-powered ambulance to save lives in Bangladesh

Solar-powered ambulance to save lives in Bangladesh

The solar three-wheeled ambulance can run entirely on solar power and is perfect for Bangladesh’s...

  •  February 22, 2017
Humanitarian Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Development Goals in sub-Saharan Africa

Humanitarian Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Development Goals in sub-Saharan Africa

More than 300 high-profile representatives from NGOs, businesses, government and UN organisations are set to...

  •  February 07, 2017
Supporting Peace-Keeping Operation in Africa

Supporting Peace-Keeping Operation in Africa

Driven by their vision to become the premier technology and acquisition service provider for the South...

  •  February 01, 2017
Lifting Standards of the Cold Chain: Sure Chill Technology

Lifting Standards of the Cold Chain: Sure Chill Technology

An effective cold chain is essential to the safe delivery of vaccines. However many developing...

  •  January 26, 2017
Vaccination in DRC: solar fridges that save lives by B Medical Systems

Vaccination in DRC: solar fridges that save lives by B Medical Systems

In the remote south-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo illness stricken areas suffer on a...

  •  January 26, 2017
Air Partner and Envirotainer respond to the Ebola crisis

Air Partner and Envirotainer respond to the Ebola crisis

Air Partner and Envirotainer worked closely to implement a process to organize charter aircraft shipments...

  •  January 26, 2017
Strengthen African health systems to help achieve SDGs

Strengthen African health systems to help achieve SDGs

Critical challenges in the coverage of key health services in Africa should be addressed to...

  •  January 03, 2017
Testing begins on new HIV vaccine in time for World AIDS Day

Testing begins on new HIV vaccine in time for World AIDS Day

Every year, on December 1st, World AIDS Day events take place across the world to...

  •  December 01, 2016
World’s first malaria vaccine to be piloted in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

World’s first malaria vaccine to be piloted in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has secured funding for the initial phase deployment of the...

  •  November 25, 2016
World Toilet Day: “toilets and jobs”

World Toilet Day: “toilets and jobs”

World Toilet Day, observed on 19 November, raises awareness and inspires efforts to reach the 2.4...

  •  November 18, 2016
[infographic] Global Healthcare Funding

[infographic] Global Healthcare Funding

In 2014, total Development Health Assistance (DAH) amounted to $35.9 billion, a drop of 1.6%...

  •  November 09, 2016
Millions more children to be protected against disease thanks to UNICEF’s new vaccine deal

Millions more children to be protected against disease thanks to UNICEF’s new vaccine deal

Millions more children in the world’s poorest countries will receive the pentavalent vaccination, preventing the...

  •  November 08, 2016
[infographic] Global Child Health and Available Healthcare in Sub-Saharan East Africa

[infographic] Global Child Health and Available Healthcare in Sub-Saharan East Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, a number of adverse conditions have placed children at high risk, including...

  •  November 07, 2016
Aid & Development Africa Summit moves to Nairobi

Aid & Development Africa Summit moves to Nairobi

The Aid & International Development Forum would like to announce that the 2nd annual Aid...

  •  November 04, 2016
[infographic] Communicable Diseases in sub-Saharan East Africa

[infographic] Communicable Diseases in sub-Saharan East Africa

The recent AIDF infographic provides a snapshot of the current health situation in sub-Saharan East...

  •  November 01, 2016
[infographic] WASH in sub-Saharan East Africa

[infographic] WASH in sub-Saharan East Africa

The Aid & International Development Forum has released an infographic that explores health and WASH in sub-Saharan East...

  •  October 27, 2016
Polio Eradication Near Its Endgame

Polio Eradication Near Its Endgame

The World Polio Day is marked on 24th October with polio eradication partners celebrating the...

  •  October 24, 2016
Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day, observed on the 15th October, is dedicated to spreading awareness and increasing...

  •  October 14, 2016
CDC at the Forefront of the Fight Against Zika Virus

CDC at the Forefront of the Fight Against Zika Virus

The 2015-16 Zika epidemic has seen the virus spread throughout South America and into Central...

  •  July 28, 2016
New Solutions for Safe Vaccination from B Medical Systems

New Solutions for Safe Vaccination from B Medical Systems

B Medical Systems, the leading manufacturer and distributor of cold chain equipment for large scale...

  •  July 06, 2016
Aid & Development Asia Summit 2016 Highlights Role of Innovation

Aid & Development Asia Summit 2016 Highlights Role of Innovation

The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit, which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22...

  •  June 30, 2016
€10,000 prize for dengue projects

€10,000 prize for dengue projects

A new competition has been launched to find initiatives and campaigns that help to combat...

  •  June 02, 2016
Addressing Vaccination Cold Chain Challenges in Vietnam

Addressing Vaccination Cold Chain Challenges in Vietnam

Over the years, Vietnam - supported by the Luxembourg Government and other organisations including WHO,...

  •  May 31, 2016
[infographic] Health & WASH in South East Asia

[infographic] Health & WASH in South East Asia

Aid International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic on healthcare in South East Asia...

  •  May 25, 2016
Building homes, communities and hope - Samsung partners with Habitat for Humanity

Building homes, communities and hope - Samsung partners with Habitat for Humanity

For a third consecutive year, Habitat for Humanity and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd continue their...

  •  May 23, 2016
Health Innovation and Collaboration to Support Sustainable Development Goals

Health Innovation and Collaboration to Support Sustainable Development Goals

The aid and development community has welcomed the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in...

  •  May 03, 2016
World Immunization Week - strengthening health resilience in South East Asia

World Immunization Week - strengthening health resilience in South East Asia

In light of the upcoming World Immunization Week 2016, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) Asia Summit...

  •  April 26, 2016
For a malaria-free world

For a malaria-free world

In May 2015, the World Health Organization has adopted the Global Technical Strategy for Malaria...

  •  April 25, 2016
World Water Day: How water transforms societies and economies

World Water Day: How water transforms societies and economies

This Tuesday, 22nd March, Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) will join the United Nations...

  •  March 22, 2016
Water in Focus – Not Just a Third-World Problem

Water in Focus – Not Just a Third-World Problem

A large number of the world’s population lacks access to clean water. The World Health...

  •  March 21, 2016
UNISDR & WHO appeal for greater focus on health in disaster management

UNISDR & WHO appeal for greater focus on health in disaster management

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the World Health Organization issued a joint appeal...

  •  March 10, 2016
Why gender parity matters – International Women’s Day

Why gender parity matters – International Women’s Day

The United Nations (UN) first began celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) on 8 March during International...

  •  March 08, 2016
Cooling that saves lives

Cooling that saves lives

Sure Chill is a brand new kind of cooling technology with the power to save...

  •  February 04, 2016
[INFOGRAPHIC] Water, sanitation and hygiene in Sub-Saharan Africa

[INFOGRAPHIC] Water, sanitation and hygiene in Sub-Saharan Africa

The AIDF infographic shows that 66% of people in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to water...

  •  January 19, 2016
Where there is light, there is hope - how solar power can provide improved healthcare

Where there is light, there is hope - how solar power can provide improved healthcare

At the AIDF Africa Summit 2016, NRS International will be participating in a conference panel...

  •  January 07, 2016
Addressing child mortality and transmission of polio virus in Nigeria

Addressing child mortality and transmission of polio virus in Nigeria

Low routine immunization (RI) coverage rates remain a major problem in Nigeria. Over 40% of under-5years...

  •  January 07, 2016
World AIDS Day - Think Positive: Rethink HIV

World AIDS Day - Think Positive: Rethink HIV

On December 1st 2015, the National Aids Trust (NAT) will be challenging people to rethink...

  •  December 01, 2015
Earthquake in Nepal - 2 water treatment systems from Kärcher Futuretech in use in Kathmandu May 2015

Earthquake in Nepal - 2 water treatment systems from Kärcher Futuretech in use in Kathmandu May 2015

According to information from the UN, around 4.3 million people were affected by the consequences...

  •  November 27, 2015
Universal Children’s Day 2015

Universal Children’s Day 2015

On the 20th of November, the UN and UNESCO will celebrate Universal Children’s Day. This day...

  •  November 19, 2015
Water Insecurity in Yemen and the Rise of Violent Conflict

Water Insecurity in Yemen and the Rise of Violent Conflict

Major water shortages in Yemen has meant it is now one of the most water...

  •  November 19, 2015
Celebrating UN World Toilet Day with speaker confirmation from UNICEF

Celebrating UN World Toilet Day with speaker confirmation from UNICEF

Today’s UN World Toilet Day highlights the largest international development challenges – ending the global...

  •  November 19, 2015
Waterclean 3000 water supply system from  Kärcher Futuretech in use in Senegal, March 2015

Waterclean 3000 water supply system from Kärcher Futuretech in use in Senegal, March 2015

As part of its developmental aid programme, a group of consultants from the German Armed...

  •  November 02, 2015
Egyptian method filters seawater in minutes

Egyptian method filters seawater in minutes

[CAIRO] Researchers at Alexandria University in Egypt have unveiled a cost-effective desalination technology which can filter highly...

  •  September 29, 2015
6 reasons why we need clean water for all

6 reasons why we need clean water for all

This is part of a series on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, in collaboration with the Stockholm Resilience Centre....

  •  September 22, 2015
Inmarsat’s BGAN Link for eHealth

Inmarsat’s BGAN Link for eHealth

SOS Children’s Villages and Safe Triage Ltd use BGAN Link to bring health monitoring to...

  •  May 29, 2015
World Malaria Day 2015: Creating a Malaria Free World

World Malaria Day 2015: Creating a Malaria Free World

Malaria is a deadly disease transmitted to people through bites of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. On...

  •  April 23, 2015
The power of hygiene promotion in South Sudan

The power of hygiene promotion in South Sudan

I’ve been travelling through the states of Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap, gathering stories...

  •  April 17, 2015
WaterAid: It’s time all babies had a Healthy Start

WaterAid: It’s time all babies had a Healthy Start

Fleur Anderson, WaterAid’s Global Head of Campaigns, explains why safe water, toilets and good hygiene...

  •  April 14, 2015
World Water Day: Water Security and Sustainable Development

World Water Day: Water Security and Sustainable Development

A secure water world is emerging as a top human development priority in the Post-2015...

  •  March 20, 2015
Cyclone Pam’s Path of Destruction and Recovery Response

Cyclone Pam’s Path of Destruction and Recovery Response

Vanuatu’s President has appealed to the international community for support after Cyclone Pam caused “unprecedented...

  •  March 20, 2015
The Impact of Water Scarcity on Rural Groups in the Asia-Pacific Region

The Impact of Water Scarcity on Rural Groups in the Asia-Pacific Region

THE IMPACT OF WATER SCARCITY ON RURAL GROUPS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION This paper draws...

  •  June 17, 2014
Water & Energy: Combine them both…and it will push growth!

Water & Energy: Combine them both…and it will push growth!

The Swiss- based company Trunz Water Systems developed an entrepreneurial-driven business model, a so-called NEXUS...

  •  May 14, 2014
Ministerial Gathering at the AIDF Water Security Summit

Ministerial Gathering at the AIDF Water Security Summit

The Aid International & Development Forum (AIDF) recently hosted Asia-Pacific’s first major water security summit...

  •  April 30, 2014
Integrated Flood Management (IFM): a new approach to flood management

Integrated Flood Management (IFM): a new approach to flood management

The traditional approach to floods focused on reactive practices to reduce exposure to flooding and...

  •  April 09, 2014
Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth

Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth

We are delighted to republish the “Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth” report from...

  •  March 14, 2014
Water: At the center of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Water: At the center of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The nexus of water, energy and food issues is at the heart of many global...

  •  February 26, 2014
Strengthening Urban Water Systems in Developing Countries

Strengthening Urban Water Systems in Developing Countries

As future water supplies become increasingly threatened by climate change – characterised by increased flooding...

  •  February 26, 2014
Water Security and Climate Change Challenges in Developing Countries

Water Security and Climate Change Challenges in Developing Countries

Ghana and its Volta River, which supports the livelihoods of millions in six West African...

  •  February 26, 2014

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