29.08.2016 – GIZ's Fit for School programme supports ministries of education across South-East Asia in improving hygiene in schools and facilitating a healthy environment for learning.
‘Water for Sustainable Growth’ is the theme of this year’s World Water Week, which is taking place in Stockholm from 28 August to 2 September 2016. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is participating in the conference and will be presenting a number of its projects dedicated to equal access to water and sanitation.
We the undersigned express our deepest concern at critical and growing shortages of essential and lifesaving medicines and supplies at health care facilities across Nepal, as well as ongoing fuel supply issues that are severely impeding service delivery and the ability to access these services. In recognition of the right to timely access to quality health care services, as enshrined in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and as detailed in the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights General Comment No.
The fight against Ebola is beginning to make headway, but West Africa has still not rid itself of this epidemic. Under a commission from Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is providing various kinds of support on site. For example, in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, it joined forces with Cap Anamur to set up an isolation ward in a children’s hospital.
I. INTRODUCTION The recent refugee MHPSS literature eventually reflects the dominance of the symptom-focused trauma-centered approach. As a matter of fact, it reports increased rates of emotional and behavioral dysfunctions among children and youth, as well as symptoms of anxiety, stress, depression or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that often mirror those of adults, even though most of the population does not explicitly meet the diagnostic criteria of those psychiatric disorders (Lustig et al., 2004; Al Amine et al., 2007).