Education Cannot Wait Interviews Sigrid van Aken, CEO Novamedia/Postcode Lottery Group
By External SourceOct 5 2022 (IPS-Partners)   Sigrid van Aken is the CEO of Novamedia/Postcode Lottery Group, a private company with a social purpose, that brings together business and ideals. It sets up and operates Postcode Lotteries worldwide to raise funds for charity. With a lucky winning postcode (zipcode), neighbours win together. At the same time, thanks to these player communities, vital funding is raised for charities and good causes (yearly €825 million), making the Postcode Lottery Group the 3rd largest private charity donor in the world after the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Tru...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Armed Conflicts COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Teetering On the Edge of Famine - UN #AfricaClimateCrisis
[VOA] The United Nations humanitarian office on Somalia says the country is still teetering on the edge of famine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa: Somalia on High Alert Following an Outbreak of Ebola in Uganda
[Shabelle] Somalia's Ministry of Health said Wednesday it's on high alert following an outbreak of Ebola virus in Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Somalia on High Alert Following an Outbreak of Ebola in Uganda
[Shabelle] Somalia's Ministry of Health said Wednesday it's on high alert following an outbreak of Ebola virus in Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: More Than Half a Million Children Face Catastrophic Hunger
[allAfrica] Geneva -- The number of Somalia's youngest children -- those aged under five -- expected to suffer severe acute malnutrition has leapt from nearly 400,000 to more than half a million, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) warns. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Inequitable Global Health Responses Underscore Need for More Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries
A medical officer preparing to give a COVID-19 vaccine in Somalia in May 2021. Credit: Mokhtar Mohamed/AMISOMBy Juliet MorrisonUNITED NATIONS, Sep 8 2022 (IPS) With the outbreak of Monkeypox in non-endemic countries leading to a scramble for vaccines, global health advocates are again calling for equity to be prioritized in the international response. Equity was a top concern during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency health response. The World Health Organization (WHO) helped spearhead several initiatives in an attempt to reduce disparities between nations, notably COVAX, the vaccines pillar of the Acces...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juliet Morrison Tags: Africa COVID-19 Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report South Africa Source Type: news

Developing Countries Must Grow More FoodClimate change and war on Ukraine a wake-up call
CHINA - Constructing an irrigation network in Qinghai Province. Workers were paid part of their wages in food supplied by the World Food Programme. Credit WFP/Sarah ErringtonBy Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Sep 8 2022 (IPS) As our planet continues to heat up, extreme weather has affected many of us. From the west coast of North America across Europe, the Middle East and Asia to Pakistan and New Zealand, wildfires and flash floods have destroyed homes and property and disrupted the daily lives of millions. Supply chains, already badly affected by COVID, have been further complicated by drying rivers and waterways. In the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IP Source Type: news

UN: At least $1 billion needed to avert famine in Somalia
The U.N. humanitarian chief predicts at least a billion dollars will be needed urgently to avert famine in Somalia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Dying Children Divide
Sizable differences in the levels of children dying persist especially between more developed and less developed regions. Credit: Franz Chávez/IPSBy Joseph ChamiePORTLAND, USA, Sep 5 2022 (IPS) The chances of a child dying before reaching age five years have dropped substantially worldwide during the recent past. However, a significant divide remains among countries as well as within regions in the chances of children dying. Over the past fifty years, the death rates of infants and children under age five have declined markedly. Since 1971 the world’s infant mortality rate declined from nearly 100 deaths per 1,000 live ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joseph Chamie Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Inequality Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Retrospective evaluation of inpatients admitted to a tertiary hospital in Somalia for pediatric surgery - Kart Y, U ğur C, Abdi AM.
In this study, 163 patient who were hospitalized to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Transforming Girls ’ Education, Changing The World
By Helen Grant and Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 2 2022 (IPS) As we approach this year’s Transforming Education Summit, global leaders can and must prioritize expertise and mobilize political will to support efforts to ensure inclusive and quality education for all, especially girls. This is at the heart of Sustainable Development Goal 4 in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as the commitments made in the Charlevoix Declaration and the G7 Declaration on Girls’ Education. Helen Grant Despite the progress made in recent decades, gender inequality between girls and boys, in all their diversity, is deepeni...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helen Grant and Yasmine Sherif Tags: Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Environment Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Inequality Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Source Type: news

Somalia: UN Relief Chief in Somalia for the 2nd Day for Talks On Drought
[Shabelle] The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths is in Somalia for a visit to see his own eyes on the ongoing humanitarian catastrophe in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 2, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Receives 1.6 Million J & J Covid-19 Vaccine Doses From Sweden and the Czech Republic
[Shabelle] On 27 August 2022, Somalia received 1,645,600 doses of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines from the Government of Sweden and the Government of the Czech Republic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Q + A with Award-Winning Humanitarian Communicator, Jenelle Eli
Kids living in Kutupalong, a displacement camp in Cox’s Bazar, Myanmar, make ‘heart’ symbols alongside Red Crosser Jenelle Eli. Photo by Brad Zerivitz/American Red Cross. American Red Crosser Jenelle Eli is a humanitarian, crisis communicator, refugee advocate, and most recently, named to the class of 2022 PRNEWS Top Women in the Industry Innovators category. Between her near back-to-back deployments over six months to the Mediterranean Sea and Poland in support of the Ukraine Crisis, Jenelle has secured prominent headlines in more than 180 countries to help people around the world understand urgent, lifesaving needs...
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International american red cross Disaster Response Geneva Conventions humanitarian ifrc International Services refugees volunteering Source Type: news

Somalia: Hamse Abdi Barre Visits the Wounded At Hospitals After Hotel Attack
[Shabelle] The Prime Minister of the Federal Government, Hamse Abdi Barre, last night visited the hospitals treating those injured in the al-Shabaab attack on al-Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news