By resolution 836(IX) of 14 December 1954, the UN General Assembly recommended that all countries institute a Universal Children's Day, to be observed as a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children
In 2000, malaria was identified as one of the biggest impediments to global development and selected as a critical global target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Target 6c aimed to halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria by 2015.
The Stop TB Partnership is calling on TB affected communities and representatives of vulnerable groups to ensure strong participation and engagement in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) processes.
Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the world’s deadliest communicable diseases. In 2013, an estimated nine million people developed TB and 1.5 million died from the disease. Africa accounts for 25% of the world’s TB cases, with the highest rates of cases and deaths relative to population.
Sub-Saharan Africans rate their own wellbeing, their health and their health-care systems among the lowest in the world, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.