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1 June 2015

Health and wellbeing of mothers and children in emergencies

“Sixty per cent of maternal, 53 per cent of under-five and 45 per cent of new born mortality takes place in humanitarian and fragile settings.
IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for Malaria Prevention
28 January 2015

IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for Malaria Prevention

Malaria prevention is a global public health success story.
First-ever global conference on climate and health ends at WHO in Geneva
4 September 2014

First-ever global conference on climate and health ends at WHO in Geneva

The first-ever global conference on climate and health ended last Friday at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Growth through collaboration is the key to effective humanitarian action
1 May 2012

Growth through collaboration is the key to effective humanitarian action

H.E. Shaima Al Zarooni, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai recently paid a visit to the Secretariat of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Partners pledge to work together to support community health workers
27 October 2011

Partners pledge to work together to support community health workers

Experts from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and a range of international organizations recently attended a two day workshop dedicated to supporting the world’s community-based health workforce.
25 August 2010

Land Rover supports multi-country initiative

Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have launched a new multi-country initiative, under the theme ‘Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World’ to help vulnerable people over the next three years.
Red Cross urges world leaders to prioritize measles elimination
25 May 2010

Red Cross urges world leaders to prioritize measles elimination

In an effort to secure political and financial support for international measles control efforts, the Red Cross addressed the 63rd session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland last week.
11 December 2009

New IFRC TB advocate Gerry Elsdon: “The Red Cross creates activists just like me”

Gerry Elsdon is a media personality and celebrity in South Africa where she has had a successful career as a media and public relations personality as well as a TV presenter.
4 December 2009

Global measles deaths down by 78 per cent

More than 130’000 Red Cross and Red Crescent Volunteers play a key role in reducing measles deaths around the world.
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