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  • ‘Malaria Champions of the Americas’ contest seeks nominations for best efforts in malaria capacity building
    In a bid to support innovative approaches to overcoming the challenges of malaria in the Region of the Americas, local, national, and cross-national programs are invited to compete in this year’s “Malaria Champions of the Americas” competition that launches on ... Read more
    Source: PAHOPublished on 2018-04-25
  • Se disparan los casos de malaria en Venezuela
    Source: UN News Service Country: Brazil, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), WorldCon más de 406.000 casos de malaria en 2017 - un 69 por ciento más que el año anterior - en Venezuela se ha dado el mayor aumento de casos ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-04-25
  • Uruguayan footballer Edinson Cavani joins PAHO to promote vaccination
    Uruguayan football star Edinson Cavani has joined the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in a campaign to raise awareness of vaccines’ ability to strengthen the body´s defenses, prevent dangerous diseases, and save lives. ... Read more
    Source: PAHOPublished on 2018-04-25
  • OPS/OMS renueva su estrategia de cooperación con Cuba hasta 2022
    Más salud, más eficiencia, más intersectorialidad, más resiliencia y más Cuba en la salud global son las cinco áreas de trabajo en las que se enfocará la nueva estrategia de cooperación 2018-2022 de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/ Organización ... Read more
    Source: PAHOPublished on 2018-04-25
  • UN humanitarian chief welcomes donor pledge of $4.4 bln to help affected people in Syria and the region
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic, TurkeyThirty-six donors at the Brussels conference made pledges towards the Syria Humanitarian Response Plan, the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan, ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-04-25
  • Funding urgently needed as prolonged drought threatens one million food insecure people in Afghanistan
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: AfghanistanA contingency plan and funding appeal are being prepared as the 2018 harvest is forecast to be even lower than last year's below-average wheat production.A drought is bringing yet more ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-04-25
  • Floods displace more than 211,000 people across Kenya, kill 72
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: KenyaThe floods have disrupted livelihoods, with at least 8,450 acres of farmland submerged and more than 6,000 livestock killed, and destroyed houses and damaged infrastructure. Highlights • Floods have displaced ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-04-25
  • UN says malaria response ‘at a crossroads’; progress stalled and funding flatlined
    Source: UN News Service Country: WorldOn World Malaria Day, the head of WHO stressed the need to get the global response back on track while acknowledging progress, especially in prevent deaths among children.Marking World Malaria Day, the head of the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-04-25
  • Investing in agriculture vital for Syria’s future
    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, TurkeyThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN urges countries attending an international pledging conference for Syria to invest in agriculture as an engine of stabilization ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-04-25
  • ICRC President’s address: Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention
    Statement | In fragile contexts around the world we are facing a protection crisis: its roots lie in the grave, ongoing failure of the international community to protect ordinary men, women and children caught up in conflicts and the inability ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2018-04-25