Health & Nutrition

Monday 14 August 2017

Cholera cases hit 500,000 in Yemen: Save the Children statement

As the WHO announces suspected cholera cases in Yemen have hit 500,000, Save the Children remains deeply concerned for the fate of children caught in the outbreak.

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Wednesday 2 August 2017

Yemen: One million malnourished children caught in cholera ‘hot zones’

More than a million children suffering from acute malnutrition are caught in areas of Yemen hardest hit by a deadly outbreak of cholera, Save the Children is warning.

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Sunday 9 July 2017

Mosul: Save the Children warns a generation of children are at risk of being lost to severe psychological damage

As Iraq's Prime Minister congratulates the armed forces for their "victory" in Mosul, Save the Children is warning that a generation of children are at risk of being lost to severe psychological damage.

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Wednesday 5 July 2017

Mosul’s children mentally scarred by brutal conflict

Brutal fighting and years living under ISIS have left Mosul’s children with dangerous levels of psychological damage, new research by Save the Children shows.

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Wednesday 14 June 2017

Millions of children robbed of childhood in East and Southern Africa

In 2015, world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. Some of these global goals are: ending poverty, eradicating hunger, promoting health, securing education, gender equality, access to water and sanitation, living in peace and promoting mechanisms and partnerships among others. It is therefore compelling that we reflect on the SDGs as we mark the Day of the African Child, held every June 16, under the theme 'The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for children in Africa: Accelerating protection, empowerment, and equal opportunity'.

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