29 November 2010

Move the AIDS issue to the top of the Indonesian agenda

OVER the last five years, Indonesia has seen a sharp rise in HIV prevalence.
29 November 2010

Water: a human right still enjoyed by too few

Clean drinking water is a commodity that many of us take for granted.
29 November 2010

OPINION: Tackling health inequities in the Americas

On the face of it, the people of Latin America are getting healthier.
29 November 2010

Southern Africa's axis of evils

When more than 14 million people faced the threat of famine last year, a pre-emptive intervention with food aid began that by February 2003 had averted mass starvation in southern Africa.
29 November 2010

Putting principles into practice - the key to legitimacy

The humanitarian ethic is about saving the lives of those in greatest need.
29 November 2010

Why China’s floods just can’t be shrugged off

Statistics tend to put people off.
29 November 2010

World must learn to prepare as well as repair

Disasters discriminate.
29 November 2010

Breaking down the barriers of stigma

In 1984, France and the United States officially announced the discovery of the virus that causes AIDS.
29 November 2010

The changing face of humanitarian aid

How will we know when the world has finally woken up to the real extent of the threat posed by communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS? How many more World Aids Days will pass before we see the kind of response called for by Nelson Mandela, who recently de

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies . As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. About this site & copyright