Health & WASH

WORLD WATER DAY | Dirty water 3 times more deadly to a child than a bullet

To mark World Water Day, UNICEF released a report that reveals children under 15 are...

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...

Cyclone Idai leaves over 1.5 million people in urgent need of humanitarian relief

Over the weekend, Cyclone Idai tore a path of destruction through Mozambique and Zimbabwe,...

Measles outbreak in Philippines puts 3.7 million children at risk

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

Ebola crisis in DRC could last for another six months

Save the Children has warned that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of...

New Ebola drug trial brings hope to the Democratic Republic of Congo

A new drug trial for Ebola has brought hope to people in the Democratic Republic of...

WHO chief says Uganda’s Ebola strategy ‘will go a long way’

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, Uganda’s strategies have been recognised globally....

Schoolgirls in Kenya will face compulsory tests for pregnancy and FGM

Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya has now made it compulsory for schoolgirls...

Niger vaccinates 152,000 against Cholera

In collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners, the...

AIDF are pleased to open nominations for the Africa Innovator of the Year Award 2019!

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the...

How close is Africa to eradicating polio?

During the Africa Regional Commission for the Certification of poliomyelitis eradication...

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