Health & Nutrition

Monday 22 May 2017

More than 600 children a day diagnosed with suspected cholera in Yemen

Save the Children staff in Yemen are warning that a deadly cholera outbreak could become a full blown-epidemic, with more than 65,000 cases expected by the end of June at current rates. Yemen is seeing an average of more than 1,000 suspected cases of cholera a day, with nearly two out of three suspected of being children under 15 years.

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Thursday 20 April 2017

Drought-hit Somalia one step closer to famine

Life-threatening child malnutrition rates continue to rise to alarming levels in drought affected Somalia, a new study from Save the Children reveals.

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Wednesday 19 April 2017

Conditions in South Sudan’s Unity state expected to deteriorate with coming rainy season

As it delivers lifesaving services and vaccinations to thousands of the most hard-to-reach people in famine hit South Sudan’s Unity state, Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit has warned conditions will deteriorate further with the coming rainy season.

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Monday 6 March 2017

Syrian children face growing mental health crisis, new report reveals

A new report by Save the Children has revealed a mental health crisis among children trapped in Syria, as the war approaches the six year mark.

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Wednesday 1 March 2017

Saudi delays to Yemen aid killing children as famine looms – Save the Children

Saudi Arabia and its coalition allies are delaying Save the Children’s shipments of aid for Yemen by months, despite a looming famine that threatens to grip much of the country and a healthcare system on the brink of collapse.

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