World leaders from Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Nigeria and Pakistan joined Bill Gates on Saturday in pledging $122 million in new funds to help deliver a polio-free world.
Health organizations advocating for condom accessibility in secondary schools to support youth reproductive health, Friday held a media advocacy workshop.
With the world population projected to reach 7 billion in five days’ time, actions taken now will decide whether the future will be healthy, sustainable and prosperous or marked by inequalities, environmental decline and economic setbacks, according to a United Nations report issued today.
Results of a malaria vaccine being tested in Kenya show it reduces cases of malaria by half in young children.
Researchers 'on the cusp' of a vaccine after widescale African trial shows the risk of malaria cut in half
The legislative arm of the African Union, the Pan African Parliament (PAP), has adopted a broad resolution urging speakers of Parliament in the continent to prioritize the implementation of maternal, newborn and child health programs.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged developing countries today to not lose momentum in their ongoing efforts to improve women and children’s health and warned there is still much to be done to tackle this issue.
The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela through its bilateral cooperation with the Gambia government continues to airlift more Gambian children suffering from complicated heart problems to Venezuela for surgery in one of its hospitals in Caracas.
Executive Secretary, Primary Health care Development Board, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, has advised parents to take the primary responsibility of educating their children on reproductive health.
In an urgent response to famine in parts of Somalia and food insecurity throughout the Horn of Africa, UNICEF and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) this week convened an in-depth briefing on ending the crisis and averting similar catastrophes in the future.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.