Health

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10/06/2021 | Basic page

Drug disorders

The IFRC network provides strong advocacy, prevention, treatment and care services for people who use drugs. Our aim is to help National Societies better support people with drug disorders, with a focus on harm reduction and tackling stigma and socia...

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12/03/2021 | Basic page

Care in Communities

The IFRC and our 192 National Societies are training community-based health workers and volunteers to deliveressential community healthservices. In doing so, we’re addressing the global shortage of health care workers and contributing t...

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06/07/2012 | Emergency

Syria: Complex emergency

More than ten years since the beginning of the Syria conflict in 2011, an estimated 13.4 million Syrians are still in need of some form of humanitarian relief. More than 90% of the population is currently estimated to be living under the poverty line...

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16/02/2021 | Emergency

West Africa: Ebola outbreak

The Government of Guinea declared a new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on 14 February 2021.Preliminary findings indicated that the virus in the current epidemic is the same responsible for the 2014-16 epidemic and that it was transmitted...

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12/03/2021 | Basic page

Community health

Everyone, everywhere has the right to good health. Within their communities, our millions of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers are working hard to promote good health, prevent disease, and reduce suffering. ...

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04/05/2021 | Basic page

Health and care

Everyone, everywhere should have access to the health services they need, including during emergencies. Our 192 Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies reach millions of people every year with a wide range of health and care services, improving health a...

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06/09/2021 | Emergency

Afghanistan: Humanitarian crises

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks 36 million Swiss francs, increased from 15 million Swiss francs, to scale up the Afghan Red Crescent Society's (ARCS) humanitarian response to multiple humanitarian crises in Afghanistan. The country is experiencin...

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21/03/2019 | Emergency

Venezuela: Health emergency

Venezuela has faced several challenges in recent years. In 2019 there was an urgent need for immediate humanitarian action to strengthen the provision of health care and other vital sectors such as water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, food safety...

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17/08/2021 | Article

Young volunteers step up in Europe

By Ainhoa Larrea, IFRC They are young, they are almost a million strong, and they are leading the humanitarian response against COVID-19 in Europe. More than 850,000 young volunteers of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies across Europ...

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10/06/2021 | Basic page

Emergency health

The IFRC and our 192 National Societies striveto reduce illness and death, improve health and maintain people’s dignity during emergencies.Our emergency health team works to improvethequality, reliability, predictability and...

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