The death toll is expected to continue to rise over the next few days and weeks, as emergency teams search through the debris and mud.
Sierra Leone: Mercury International donates Le 400,000,000 to support government’s emergency response to the mudslide affectees
Sport betting companies in the Sierra Leone, Mercury International, has donated the sum of four hundred million Leones (Le 400,000,000) to support government’s emergency response to affectees of the August 14th deadly mudslide. President Koroma thanked Mercury International for their… Read More ›
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday instructed the Foreign Ministry to send aid to Sierra Leone, after the devastating landslide that killed more than three hundred people in the capital. Netanyahu instructs Foreign Ministry to send medicine, clean water,… Read More ›
If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5% of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other staple crops, according to new findings from Harvard… Read More ›
New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025
“Breastfeeding is one of the most effective—and cost effective—investments nations can make in the health of their youngest members and the future health of their economies and societies,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake.
WHO calls on countries to continue to translate their commitments into increased services to eliminate hepatitis
Viral hepatitis affected 325 million people worldwide in 2015, with 257 million people living with hepatitis B and 71 million people living with hepatitis C – the two main killers of the five types of hepatitis.
214 million women around the world not wanting to be pregnant, but not currently using modern methods of family planning.
International Development Secretary Priti Patel said recently that it’s truly astonishing that in today’s world there are still 214 million women around the world who do not want to get pregnant, but who are not currently using modern methods of… Read More ›
Cold brew coffee—made by steeping coffee grounds in cold water for typically an entire day—is just as healthy as regular coffee, according to nutrition expert Frank Huof Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The health benefits associated with coffee drinking—decreased risk… Read More ›