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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

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

Summary

17 Mar 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 12-18 March 2017 and includes updates on cholera, measles and Legionnaires disease.

23 Dec 2016 description

The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control. Summarising information gathered by ECDC through its epidemic intelligence activities regarding communicable disease threats of concern to the European Union, it also provides updates on the global situation and changes in the epidemiology of communicable diseases with potential to affect Europe, including diseases that are the focus of eradication efforts.

28 Oct 2016 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 23-29 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extensively drug-resistant TB.

21 Oct 2016 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 16-22 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extremely drug-resistant TB.

23 Jan 2016 description
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AED 173 billion value of the UAE's foreign aid since its establishment covering 21 sectors

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AED 1.6 billion UAE aid to Yemen

In the framework of ongoing humanitarian development in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates played a pivotal role in responding to humanitarian crises on the ground in Yemen, thus becoming the second largest donor of humanitarian aid in Yemen globally, according to data released by the UN Financial Tracking Service (FTS).

30 Jul 2014 description

IN THIS BULLETIN

English News

Polio Cases Recorded

Health Profile: District Multan

Maps

Articles

Urdu News

Health Directory

HIGHLIGHTS:

Polio spread feared over mass displacement

Dengue: Mosquito larva still exists in Pindi

Lack of coordination hampering vaccination of NWA children

Delayed security nods affect polio drives in city

Combating dengue: Fumigation carried out in rural areas

15 Sep 2013 description

WAM ISLAM ABAD, 14th September 2013 (WAM)-- The UAE Project to Assist Pakistan (UAEPAP) has launched the final phase of its project to construct seven healthcare projects in Pakistan's Bajaur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and South Waziristan.

The seven projects are being constructed at a cost of over US$17.1 million in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to assist Pakistan and elevate the level of healthcare sector for Pakistanis, according to the directorate of the UAEPAP.

14 Jan 2013 description

Khyber, Pakistan: In line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Emirati project to assist Pakistan has opened the first centre for training women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in Pakistan.

The centre, built at a total cost of US$ 500,000, was handed to provincial government in a ceremony which was attended by the project's director Abdullah Khalifa Al Ghafli, Commander of the GOC 45th Engineers Division of the Pakistani Armed Forces Major-General Zahir Shah and a number of officials.

08 Oct 2012 description

UAE disburses AED 7.74 billion in foreign aid in 2011, benefitting 128 countries, and commits AED 674.9 million for future projects

OCFA releases third annual UAE Foreign Aid Report

10 Sep 2012 description
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Highlights

  • Funding shortfalls are undermining the ongoing humanitarian response in Pakistan, with aid agencies cutting critical life-saving assistance.

  • Needs in Syria increased to an estimated 2.5 million people and the number of refugees has doubled since July. Whilst humanitarian agencies have scaled up, these efforts are being undermined by funding shortfalls.

  • The government of Iran led the humanitarian response to two earthquakes that left 300 dead, 2600 njured and over 150,000 affected.

FUNDING

08 May 2012 description

This month’s issue covers the following topics:

  • UAE aid news
  • Ewa’a Shelters for Women and Children
  • Yemen: Underfunded Emergency
  • Workshop: Humanitarian Financing