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Why was the cholera vaccine shipment to Yemen cancelled?

Why was the cholera vaccine shipment to Yemen cancelled?

Public health experts assessed the cholera vaccine would have little impact in controlling an outbreak that is growing quickly. A botched campaign, they feared, could jeopardize the neutrality and eff...

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‘I can pedal faster than a man can run’ – how bikes are changing the dynamic on Africa's roads

‘I can pedal faster than a man can run’ – how bikes are changing the dynamic on Africa's roads

Campaigns to get people cycling are focusing on girls and women. The outcome? Easier access to school, helping with business and yes- reducing sex attacks

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Australia backtracked on refugee 'understanding', UNHCR says

Australia backtracked on refugee 'understanding', UNHCR says

It said Australia had recently backed out of that understanding. Australia has said no such promise ever existed.

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Refugee children on Lesbos helped to face fear of drowning

Refugee children on Lesbos helped to face fear of drowning

The volunteers' task was to try to entice traumatised children on the island of Lesbos back into the sea to help them tackle their fears. As well as the terror of the crossing, the children had depict...

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The Future of Aid INGOs in 2030

The Future of Aid INGOs in 2030

“This report has developed a
compelling analytic framework for
humanitarian organizations to use
in their strategic planning for the
years ahead.”

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Making the case for malaria eradication in a tight budgetary environment

Making the case for malaria eradication in a tight budgetary environment

This child-friendly ACT is the first WHO prequalified child-friendly artemisinin-combination therapy.

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Here's how much is needed to meet SDGs' global health targets by 2030

Here's how much is needed to meet SDGs' global health targets by 2030

The World Health Organization has predicted that low- and middle-income countries will require an additional $134 billion per year between now and 2025 to reach health-related targets under the Sustai...

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Africa highlights: Tanzania 'demands $190bn from mining firm', HIV 'under control' in Swaziland

Africa highlights: Tanzania 'demands $190bn from mining firm', HIV 'under control' in Swaziland

The food crisis in north-eastern Nigeria is expected to deteriorate between now and the end of August, moving the country closer to famine, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned.

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FSM court orders refugees to be freed

FSM court orders refugees to be freed

A court in the Federated States of Micronesia has ordered the government to free four Nepalese refugees who have been detained on Pohnpei.

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Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Some of the most noteworthy events on Development Cooperation for the week starting July 25:

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