Malnutrition is a serious issue in Mozambique. Micronutrient deficiencies are widespread, representing a threat to the lives of many children across the country. Available data show that more than two out of five children under five suffer from chronic undernutrition and about 7 percent are severely malnourished, writes Beatrice Montesi, Communications Associate at GAIN.
United States President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the ‘Mexico City Policy’ has cost jobs of more than 20 employees of the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) and many more downstream when the project prematurely terminates today, February 28, 2017. The project, launched last year at an initial two-year budget of M9 million is set to […]
Secure Girls Talk is a free talk show event to bring young girls together for an evening of learning, sharing thoughts and networking. The talk will bring together about 150 ladies and resource persons. This event is targeted at female students at the various tertiary institutions in Ghana to help young female students “SECURE” and prepare […]
The global contraceptive pills market has been evaluated as progressively growing market and it is expected that the market will continue to grow similarly in the near future. Contraceptive pills are pills which are taken by females to avoid pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the cheapest and the most effortless method for contraception among women. Emerging […]
Does durian flavour tickle your fancy? Or would you like to try a missile-shaped “power shot” condom or one that is “baggy” at the tip for that extra spark? Perhaps a “delay condom” for prolonged sesh with your boo? All else failing, are you in the mood for something that glows in the dark? Malaysia’s […]
Where a mother gives birth shouldn’t determine her chances of survival, nor should it be a factor in the health and survival of her child. Of course, these factors do matter—and in a dramatic way. Around 800 women die each day due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. That’s one death every two minutes, with […]
POPULATION Services International Zimbabwe has come up with a proposal to ensure the Bulawayo City Council decentralises the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services to its clinics owing to the increase in uptake. PSI Zimbabwe has been working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care and the local authority to provide VMMC […]
When it comes to disruptive technology, bridging the “language” gap between the tech/engineering side and the end user is a common challenge. It’s an issue especially pronounced in a country with as underdeveloped a tech ecosystem as Myanmar. “It’s a whole different world we’re talking about here,” says Michael Lwin as he paints a stark […]
This report looks at the results of an impact evaluation of the Make The Cut Plus(MTC+) project – a short, sport-based intervention, delivered by Grassroot Soccer, that aims to increase demand for voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) among adolescent male students (aged 15 to 19 years) in secondary schools in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The study forms […]
This week, we are launching the fruit of many years of work developing, fielding, and optimizing Sea Change’s storytelling training. It’s an interactive and detailed 135-page Discover Your Inner Storyteller workbook to accompany our flagship workshop.