Children

Maps and updates related to this term.

Toggle text

Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Darashakran Public Health Profile Week 11 | 9 - 15 March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

Health utilsation rate (HUR) and consultations per clinicians (CPC) elevated. A thorough investigation of possible explanations for elevated HUR and CPC needed.

Toggle text

Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Basirma Public Health Profile Week 11 | 9 - 15 March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

Health utilisation rate and consultations per clinician per day elevated.

Upper respiratory tract infections remains the major cause of morbidity

Toggle text

Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Arbat Camp Public Health Profile Week 11 | 9 - 15 March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

A high proportion of cases present with upper respiratory infections

Toggle text

New CSIS Report and Video: Family Planning and Linkages with U.S. Health and Development Goals

Janet Fleischman, Senior Associate, and Alisha Kramer, Program Manager
Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies

“Investing in family planning is investing in the future.” These words from Ethiopian health official, Dr. Tewodros Bekele, summarize key findings of a new CSIS video and report about family planning in Ethiopia.

Center for Strategic and International Studies:

© The Center for Strategic & International Studies

Toggle text

UN Chief Calls for Burma to Investigate Military Rape Claims

Report
Irrawaddy

By NYEIN NYEIN / THE IRRAWADDY

The chief of the United Nations has officially called on the Burmese government to conduct full investigations into allegations of rape and sexual assault made against its soldiers, according to a document made public this week.

Toggle text

How a Water Project is helping Fight Malaria in the Senegal River Basin

Report
World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • While improving water management and food security in Africa’s Sahel region, the Senegal River Basin Project is also helping prevent malaria and other dreaded diseases.

  • As a result of Phase I of the project, 3.1 million long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets—one of most cost-effective ways to decrease illness and death from malaria—were distributed in the area, protecting about 5.6 million people.

Toggle text

Nigerian leaders unite against Boko Haram

  • Jonathan meets governors over growing Boko Haram violence

  • Bomb blast hit Abuja, 200 abducted girls still missing

  • Violence also on the rise in religiously mixed Middle Belt

By Felix Onuah

ABUJA, April 24 (Reuters) - Leaders from across Nigeria appealed for a united front against Boko Haram on Thursday, saying the Islamist insurgents were waging war on Christian and Muslim Nigerians alike.

Read the full article

Reuters - AlertNet:



For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit www.trust.org/alertnet

Toggle text

DepEd to conduct summer programs for students affected by Yolanda, Zamboanga siege

From the Department of Education

Summer enhancement programs will be conducted in Eastern Visayas and Zamboanga City to bridge the learning gaps in schools because of the devastation brought by natural and man-made calamities, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced.