In developing countries, millions of people suffer from preventable health problems including infectious diseases, malnutrition and complications of childbirth. In many parts of the world, people lack access to clean water and adequate food which are both key components of good public health. In fact, one billion people in developing countries live on less than one U.S. dollar, 2.5 billion...
How is genuine social cohesion achieved during that clunky, awkward and artificial practice of "nation building"? Whose voices must be heard and how do program administrators learn from past mistakes? Dimitra Papavassiliou offers some insights and advice for developing processes to achieve social cohesion in post-conflict contexts.
A recent video produced by female missionaries in Uganda is a parody of Justin Timberlake's "Bring Sexy Back". It could not be worse and highlights everything wrong with global development.
On #MHDay, Alana Donaldson from WaterAid likens the struggle that many girls face in managing menstruation to climbing a foreboding mountain.
Patricia Kröll reflects on what she learnt whilst working on MHM in Uganda for Irise International. She encourages us to imagine what it feels like to be a schoolgirl managing her period, & explains why #MenstruationMatters this #MHDay.