WASH

Niger vaccinates 152,000 against Cholera

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

How close is Africa to eradicating polio?

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

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

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

Four countries pledge more than $215 million to improve healthcare systems in Myanmar

The United States, Switzerland, Sweden and the United Kingdom have collectively committed...

Cross-border surveillance crucial to mitigate Ebola, says WHO

Due to the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

As global vaccination coverage falls, measles cases spike

According to a report from the World Health Organisation, numerous countries have...

Greater action needed to tackle HIV among children, urges UNICEF

According to a report from the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) titled “Children,...

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

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

UNAIDS calls for more availability in HIV testing in new report

UNAIDS have released a new report ahead of World Aids Day titled ‘Knoweldge...

26 million in Nigeria to be vaccinated against yellow fever

In collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and Gavi the Vaccine...

Cases of dengue fever have tripled in Dhaka, the most deadly year to date

Dhaka, Bangladesh is currently experiencing an explosion of dengue fever cases, making...

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...

Qatar Fund for Development commits $3 million to eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Dr. Matashidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director of Africa and Mr. Misfer Hamad Al-Shahwani,...

Venezuelan government denies health crisis as many continue suffer

According to a report from Human Rights Watch, Venezuela is in the middle of a critical...

UNICEF provides safe drinking water to rural villages in Syria

In collaboration with the United Kingdom, UNICEF has delivered safe drinking water...

30% of schools do not have access to safe drinking water, report finds

A new report from the UN Children’s fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation...

How close are we to achieving SDG6?

WaterAid has warned that the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal of universal and...

Menstrual health isn’t just a WASH issue, urge experts

Last week at the UN’s High-Level Political Forum menstrual health received a...

1 in 3 people still do not have adequate sanitation

The UN high-level political forum (HLPF) is held annually to focus on different and...

Investment in sustainable water management is critical for Vietnam

Vietnam is facing a water crisis driven by environmental damage, climate change and...

Safe Water, Sanitation Key To Socio-Economic Transformation in Kenya

3.5 million people in Kenya were identified by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation...

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