Post Tagged with: "World Humanitarian Summit"

Back to Basics: Humanitarian Action and Accountability to Affected Populations

Back to Basics: Humanitarian Action and Accountability to Affected Populations

Getting to know the crisis-affected communities better may help to remember that they are the very raison d’être for the humanitarian action.

Follow the People to Go beyond What We Have Already Done

Follow the People to Go beyond What We Have Already Done

The fight against HIV, malaria and tuberculosis is more important than ever in a world increasingly affected by natural disasters, conflicts and economic crises.

A Matter of the Heart: The Silent Killer of the Most Vulnerable People

A Matter of the Heart: The Silent Killer of the Most Vulnerable People

The increase in cardiovascular diseases represents an imminent threat to the most vulnerable populations, particularly women, children, displaced people and migrants.

“I Am African, I Am Not a Virus”

“I Am African, I Am Not a Virus”

It’s time to dignify and put into action the words “there is no health without mental health” as a humanitarian imperative.

Overlooked and Misunderstood: The Neglected Victims of Humanitarian Crises

Overlooked and Misunderstood: The Neglected Victims of Humanitarian Crises

Older women and men’s health issues are rendered invisible by a humanitarian system that relegates them to the back of the queue.

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

Many of the health challenges that confront humanity transcend national borders, and require all countries to work together for the global public good.

Maternity Ward.  A nurse from the Spanish Aecid team attends to a patien at the Eastern Visayas Hospital. Tacloban, Philippines.  11/20/13.

Global Health: Our Moral Compass in a World of Crisis

Ebola and Zika show that global health risks are at an all-time high. Lurking behind them are other disease threats that will not respect national boundaries.

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