Health & Nutrition

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Alarming trends face children and families of world’s 21st largest country

The world’s 65.3 million forcibly displaced people - who would make up the world’s 21st largest country based on population - are falling far behind others in terms of education, health, child marriage, and other key factors, a new report by Save the Children illustrates.

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

Yellow Fever outbreak on brink of going global

The largest Yellow Fever epidemic for decades is now sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola and could soon spread to the Americas, Asia and Europe, Save the Children is warning.

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Thursday 4 August 2016

129 million children will still find their physical and mental development stunted by malnutrition in 2030

The day before the Olympics opening ceremony, when governments gather at the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Initiative on 4 August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Save the Children will reveal new research which forecasts that by 2030 - the Sustainable Development Goals’ deadline - 129 million children will still find their physical and mental development stunted by malnutrition.

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Friday 27 May 2016

G7 commitment on universal health coverage and nutrition disappointing, says Save the Children

Save the Children recognises that the G7 leaders have made important commitments on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in their Leaders’ Declaration, responding to the more ambitious agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s leadership and the G7 support for the new UHC 2030 Alliance.

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Tuesday 15 December 2015

ALMOST 1 IN 3 YEMENI CHILDREN UNDER 5 NOW ACUTELY MALNOURISHED

Child malnutrition in Yemen has reached record levels, with almost a third of children – 1.3 million - under five years old now suffering from acute malnutrition, Save the Children warns as new peace talks began in Geneva on Tuesday. 

 

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