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21 Jun 2017 description
report BioMed Central

Conflict and Health201711:10 DOI: 10.1186/s13031-017-0113-1©  The Author(s). 2017

Received: 17 October 2016Accepted: 18 April 2017Published: 20 June 2017



20 Jun 2017 description

The Emirates Red Crescent announced today that it would undertake the treatment of 90 Yemenis who were wounded during the Houthi violations in several Indian hospitals.

The announcement followed the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, which have been followed up by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and the Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

16 Jun 2017 description
report Sphere India

A. Situation Report

Heavy rainfall triggered by flash floods and landslides has caused massive damage to life and property in Mizoram. Power supply lines have snapped and telecommunication network remained disrupted in the state capital due to landslides and heavy downpour. Many were left homeless and number of missing peoples are likely to increase in coming days.

16 Jun 2017 description
report Caritas

The 2nd national consultation workshop on Confronting Successive Drought: Reducing risk & Enhancing resilience of women and children organized jointly by UNICEF, National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), and the government of Andhra Pradesh in Vijayavada on June 8-9,2017. The consultation stressed on the need for mitigating the impact of successive drought on agriculture, water stress, health, education specially relating to children and women.

08 Jun 2017 description
report Terre des hommes

Climate Change fuelling spike in exploitative child labour, says new TDH report

Climate change is pushing children in the Global South into ever more dangerous forms of child labour and exploitation, a new report by Terre des Hommes has warned.

The report reveals how climate change and environmental degradation in Nepal, India, Burkina Faso, Peru and Nicaragua is forcing children to swap either safer work or not working at all for extremely hazardous employment conditions, such as in mineral mines or brick kilns.

07 Jun 2017 description

An Indian navy vessel carrying aid from India for Cyclone-Mora victims in Rakhine State has anchored at the Myanmar International Thilawa Terminal in Yangon yesterday.

The officers of the Myanmar Navy received the aid at the terminal.

The aid, which includes clothing, food and medicines, would be transferred to the authorities in Rakhine State in order to deliver the aid to the victims of Cyclone Mora.

31 May 2017 description
report Save the Children


Al menos 700 millones de niños y niñas en el mundo —y probablemente cientos de millones más— han dejado de disfrutar de su niñez demasiado temprano. Esto se debe a una variedad de causas, como enfermedades, conflictos, la violencia extrema, el matrimonio infantil, el embarazo precoz, la malnutrición, la exclusión de la educación y el trabajo infantil.

31 May 2017 description
report Save the Children


Au moins 700 millions d’enfants à travers le monde (et sans doute des centaines de millions d’autres) sortent de l’enfance trop tôt. Les principales raisons incluent les problèmes de santé, les conflits, la violence extrême, le mariage des enfants, les grossesses précoces, la malnutrition, la privation d’éducation et le travail des enfants.

31 May 2017 description
report Save the Children
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For at least 700 million children worldwide – and perhaps hundreds of millions more – childhood has ended too soon. The major reasons included poor health, confl ict, extreme violence, child marriage, early pregnancy, malnutrition, exclusion from education and child labor.

31 May 2017 description
report Sphere India

A. Situation Report

The cyclonic, “MORA” accompanied by heavy showers and gusty winds have affected the states of Manipur and Mizoram in North-Eastern part of India causing flash flood and triggering landslides. Damages to houses and infrastructure were reported. However, it did not cause any human casualty.

30 May 2017 description

Second Indian ship, INS 'Shardul' had arrived at the Port of Colombo to assists the ongoing disaster relief operations in country today (28th May 2017), states navy media. The ship is commanded by Commander Rohit Mishra.

INS 'Shardul', together with 4 small boats arrived to the island with 27 officers, 100 crew members, 3 doctors, 6 medical assistances, 12 divers and several rescue teams. Ship also carried essential supplies such as dry ration, bottles of drinking water, makeshift shelters and medicine.

27 May 2017 description

The First Indian cargo Ship carrying relief goods, medical teams and equipment for the flood and landslide victims arrived at the Port of Colombo this morning.

The relief goods were handed over to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake by the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu.

26 May 2017 description


​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 21 May - 27 May 2017 and includes updates on influenza, hepatitis A, cholera, Ebola virus disease and Legionnaires' disease.

26 May 2017 description

On 15 May 2017, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare-Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, State, India.

26 May 2017 description


293 Virologic monitoring of poliovirus type 2 after OPV2 withdrawal in April 2016: an important advance in eradicating poliomyelitis and eliminating live oral poliovirus vaccines worldwide, 2016–2017


293 Surveillance virologique des poliovirus de type 2 après le retrait du VPO2 en avril 2016: une avancée importante vers l’éradication de la poliomyélite et l’élimination des vaccins antipoliomyélitiques oraux vivants à l’échelle mondiale, 2016-2017

22 May 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/300.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2030


19 May 2017 description


​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 14 May - 20 May 2017 and includes updates on influenza, measles, hepatitis A, cholera, polio, Ebola virus disease and Legionnaires' disease.

16 May 2017 description
report GAVI Alliance

Pneumococcal vaccine will reach 2.1 million children in the first year

Geneva, 13 May 2017 – For the first time, millions of children in India will receive protection for free against the leading cause of pneumonia – which kills more children under the age of five than any other infectious disease in the world – thanks to the launch of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV).