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27 Jul 2018 description
The child population in sub-Saharan Africa is set to rise to 710 million by 2030. The region still has the overwhelming share of HIV/AIDS cases, and it is not coming down in key groups such as adolescents, UNICEF warns.
20 Jul 2018 description
Health services to refugees and other displaced populations are in most cases on track. However, communicable diseases, anaemia, and stunting remain areas of concern.
18 Jul 2018 description
report UNAIDS
New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success, warns a new report.
29 May 2018 description
In 2018 humanitarians aim to reach 2.3 million people, but only 13 per cent of the $187 million appealed for in the Response Plan have been received, said today the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator.
20 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Many living within 15km of each side of the contact line risk exposure to gunfire and shelling, ongoing disruption of health, electricity and water services and related psycho-social stress.
16 Mar 2018 description
Intensified conflict and political instability, deepening food insecurity and simultaneous outbreaks of communicable diseases are driving a worsening humanitarian crisis across the region.
05 Mar 2018 description
Four years of violence have severely curtailed access to essential health services. The fear is that insufficient support for health care, food, and education could destroy an entire generation.
07 Feb 2018 description
With emergency assistance as a priority, protection, resilience-based capacity-building activities will be a focus to strengthen national response mechanisms and ensure sustainability.
05 Feb 2018 description
Reconnaissant la complexité de la crise humanitaire, les objectifs stratégiques pour la réponse humanitaire en 2018 prennent en considération les situations d'urgences générées par les violences.
29 Jan 2018 description
El programa también es de vital importancia para permitir que los niños se registren en las escuelas, progresen a través del sistema educativo, disfruten de los derechos laborales una vez que comiencen a trabajar y ejerzan su derecho al voto, dicen Salazar y Ortiz.
26 Jan 2018 description
"The reality is that working in places like CAR – or in any environment where security is an issue – is complicated. As a humanitarian organization, we need to do a better job of talking about this."
04 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
An estimated 482,882 children require treatment for acute malnutrition, including 104,614 who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), says UNICEF.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
05 Dec 2017 description
Four in five children living with HIV in the region are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are on the rise, according to a new report.
03 Dec 2017 description
While HIV remains a major health challenge in Zimbabwe, with 1.3 million people living with HIV at the end of 2016, the dramatic scale up of the HIV response is remarkable.
01 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
If current trends persist, there will be 3.5 million new adolescent HIV infections by 2030, according to projections from the 2017 UNICEF Statistical Update on Children and AIDS.
07 Nov 2017 description
Thousands now have access to HIV/AIDS counselling, testing, and treatment since IOM completed the roll out of comprehensive services at the Bentiu, Malakal and Wau sites.
05 Oct 2017 description
Food insecurity due to drought has exacerbated the HIV/AIDS crisis, and a lack of access to clean water and proper sanitation facilities has heightened the risk of waterborne diseases.
19 Sep 2017 description
Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 210,000 homes have been severely affected to date. About 3.1 million people have experienced an impact on their water supply.
12 Sep 2017 description
Recent attacks on Zemio, in southeast Central African Republic, have closed down the hospital and forced the city’s population, including MSF staff members, to flee.