Health

Palliative Care: A Missing Element in African Healthcare

09/21/2011
Palliative care is the practice of relieving painful symptoms of chronic or deadly diseases without curing the underlying cause, typically awarded as an end-of-life treatment to limit patient suffering. In the United States, more than 55 percent of hospitals offer palliative...
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UN Framework for Scaling Up Nutrition

09/14/2011
As food prices increase worldwide, developing nations struggle to battle the growing hunger crisis. In the heart of the crisis, the Horn of Africa, over 13 million mothers, fathers, children and grandparents are fighting to survive. Their struggle for food can inevitably be...
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Celebrate World Humanitarian Day 2011

08/19/2011
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 19 August 2011There is never a year without humanitarian crises.  And wherever there are people in need, there are people who help them – men and women coming together to ease suffering and bring hope.  From...
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Maternal Health at the Grassroots Level

07/27/2011
According to the World Health Organization, 1,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes and childbirth every day, and 99 percent of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries. Survival proves just as difficult for the child as well with reports showing nearly 40 percent...
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2011 MDG Report: HIV Infections, Malaria and Tuberculosis on the Decline

07/08/2011
In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs):1. Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.2. Achieve universal primary education....
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Welcome to The Hunger Project Blog!

06/21/2011
As a non-profit committed to the sustainable end of hunger, we like to stay up-to-date on the conversations going on in the world of international development. From the latest UN Reports to new government policies, we’re a part of the action and we want to do our best to keep...
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The Importance of Scaling-up HIV/AIDS Awareness

06/01/2011
As the recent UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS brings renewed attention to the fight against the disease, questions are raised on how to move “towards zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths through universal access to HIV prevention,...
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