Health & Nutrition

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Yemen: Cholera outbreak now largest and fastest on record, 600,000 children infected by Christmas

Yemen’s cholera outbreak will reach more than a million cases by Christmas at current rates, including at least 600,000 children, Save the Children is warning.

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Thursday 5 October 2017

Almost 150,000 Rohingya children in urgent need of supplementary food to stave off or treat malnutrition

Save the Children is warning of a malnutrition crisis in the Bangladeshi district of Cox’s Bazar, where more than half a million Rohingya have arrived in the past six weeks after fleeing horrific violence and bloodshed over the border in Myanmar.

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Friday 25 August 2017

Bangladesh's 'unnecessary' C-section boom costing patients $315million per year: new analysis

New figures released by Save the Children reveal the startling cost of Bangladesh's C-section boom, which has seen a six-fold increase in caesarean births since 2004. Key findings of the analysis include:

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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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