Even if the war stops today, complex health-related challenges will linger, and Ukrainian health authorities will require a major external investment to rebuild their health care system.
Nearly sixteen million people are affected by the devastating consequences of the typhoon.
The WHO, UNICEF and the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) have launched a new global health protection plan to tackle diseases such as measles, hepatitis and yellow fever.
The initiative, promoted by Clowns Without Borders, has already accomplished more than 500 activities in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso.
The associations are "overwhelmed" by the avalanche of requests for assistance that are the result of the mass exodus of the country's population.
The natural catastrophe happened last December 22 on the coast of the Sonda Strait, between the islands of Java and Sumatra.
The blockade of the country by the United States, Europe, Saudi Arabia and the UAE causes more than 21 million people to need urgent help and one child dies every 10 minutes, 144 per day.
More than a third of world's population has no access to essential medicines, while less than 20% of the population consumes 80% of the drugs produced on the planet.
Myanmar authorities’ restrictions in Rakhine state are putting tens of thousands of lives at risk in the Rohingya region.
Some organisations are giving support after the disaster by distributing food, water and other facilities to affected areas.
Fundraising campaigns often use photos and themes that conjure up images of horror and destruction. But where do we draw the line between appealing to our emotions and the so-called “poverty porn”?