In January 2015, during the Ebola outbreak, I arrived in Bonthe Sherbro Island, Southern Sierra Leone, leading a team of young reporters covering districts that were recording 42 days without any Ebola case. Bonthe District was the only district that did not record a single Ebola case throughout the deadly outbreak.
Mondelēz International announced today it has taken a minority investment in Uplift Food, a US-based early-stage start-up focusing on prebiotic functional foods. This is the first venture investment the company is making as part of SnackFutures, the company’s innovation and venture hub aimed at unlocking snacking growth opportunities around the world.
An analysis conducted by Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Yale School of Public Health, examines the impact of Mondelēz International Foundation initiatives in seven countries across five continents
Study illustrates how public-private partnerships can have a positive impact on healthy lifestyles, knowledge and practices
80 percent of Nigerian girls are potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation on their way to Europe
Amid political instability, poverty and increasing migration of people from Africa to Europe, IOM report says 80 percent of the younger girls from Nigeria are potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation. According to IOM Italy, over the past three… Read More ›
Through the advent of Messenger and bots, messaging platforms have rapidly increased their impact in reaching users with life-changing content. Leading this technological evolution in low and middle income countries, the Praekelt Foundation (www.PraekeltFoundation.org) will launch a new chatbot for Messenger… Read More ›
Traditional healers have stepped-up social mobilization activities in Port Loko District and are urging their colleagues to stop traditional practices for now and focus in the fight against Ebola. The National Public Relation Officer of the National Traditional Association of… Read More ›
Leticia Linn When Leticia Linn arrived in Monrovia on 13 July 2014, most people in Liberia were not taking Ebola seriously and denial about the outbreak was widespread. A communications expert, Leticia worked with the Ministry of Health’s team to… Read More ›