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25 Apr 2018 description
report UN Foundation

Hispaniola is the last malaria endemic island in the Caribbean. On World Malaria Day, Haiti declares it is ready to beat malaria – malaria elimination in the Caribbean is within reach.

07 Nov 2016 description
report UN Foundation

By Jordie Hannum

In a six-week span from August to September – approximately the length of time of baseball’s playoffs – the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spearheaded efforts to turn an open piece of land in Uganda into the Bidibidi refugee settlement – a settlement the size of the city of Pasadena, California.

02 Jun 2016 description
report UN Foundation

By Susan Myers

“We are one humanity, with a shared responsibility. Let us resolve here and now not only to keep people alive, but to give people a chance at life in dignity.”

27 Jan 2015 description
report UN Foundation

By Kate Dodson, Vice President of Global Health, United Nations Foundation

Yesterday the World Health Organization’s Executive Board convened for a special meeting to review the current state of the Ebola response and how, together, we can end this outbreak. The key message across the board was that we must all stay engaged and avoid complacency. While collective efforts have started to yield an encouraging drop in cases in all three of the most affected countries, it is critical that we maintain focus as we enter the next phase of the response.