Mali Instability Increases Health Risks for Children and Mothers
The country's ongoing crisis is increasing the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases and also leading to maternal and infant deaths, Unicef's officials have warned.
Health workers register children.
International Committee of the Red Cross, 10 May 2012
Access to health care is a major challenge for people in northern Mali affected by armed violence. In Gao the hospital is operational again thanks to the efforts of the ICRC, which ... read more »
SciDev.Net, 9 May 2012
Using data from national household surveys could lead to a more accurate identification of malnourished people and more effective action to achieve the Millennium Development Goal ... read more »
UN News Service, 9 May 2012
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is warning of grave violations of child rights in northern Mali, where they are confronted not just by the food crisis in the wider ... read more »
United Nations Children's Fund, 8 May 2012
UNICEF says that children in the north of Mali are among the most vulnerable in the Sahel region, confronted not just by the food and nutrition crisis from the prolonged drought, ... read more »
Plan International, 8 May 2012
Across the Sahel, millions of people continue to find themselves at extreme risk of hunger and malnutrition, and recent political instability in the region has only exacerbated the ... read more »