A report by the World Bank, UNICEF and UNESCO says the current generation of students could lose as much as $17 trillion US dollars in lifetime earnings in present value because of COVID-19 pandemic-related school...Read more
The final report from the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free initiative warns that progress towards ending AIDS among children, adolescents and young women has stalled and none of the targets for 2020 were met.Read more
With over 1.6 billion children worldwide having had their education severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year, Johns Hopkins University, the World Bank, and UNICEF have created a COVID-19 – Global Education...Read more
Schoolchildren in low-and lower-middle-income countries have already lost nearly four months of education since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to six weeks of loss in high-income countries, according to a new report. Read more
A novel water treatment device that automatically chlorinates public water taps has helped significantly cut child diarrhoea rates in two urban districts of Bangladesh.
With access to clean water still a huge problem in deprived neighbourhoods...Read more