Health & Nutrition

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Parents learn to make soap to reduce diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is a major cause of death among children in Uganda. By training communities on making soap we hope to reduce cases of the disease

Tuesday 30 April 2019

The importance of involving communities in the Ebola response

As Ebola continues to spread in eastern DRC, it's vital that we invest in engagement with communities to stop the outbreak

Thursday 18 April 2019

Reducing diarrhoea and improving sanitation in Karamoja

"Apolou" - a USAID-funded initiative - is helping to reduce diarrhoea among children in Karamoja

Thursday 7 March 2019

Isabella: A champion for breastfeeding

When Isabella talks to other refugee women about the importance of breastfeeding and nutrition tips for newborn babies, they listen - because she knows exactly what they are going through.

Monday 4 February 2019

A premature baby becomes a happy Christmas present

When Irene went into premature labour, doctors at Bundibugyo hospital managed to save both mother and child. The "Baby Cap" project has helped cut neonatal mortality in the district in half.