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Chad - coronation, Mark Knobil (Creative Commons licensed)

AUDIO: interviews with leading health and development experts

Tim Webster
6 June 2014

Following the launch event for our health case studies, our new Multimedia Coordinator Tim Webster caught up with some of the panelists to ask them a few questions on the importance of global health and progress in health for all.


Mozambique's gains in primary health care

Against the odds, Mozambique has made significant gains in primary health care. The infant mortality rate has fallen, infant mortality equity gaps have been closed and maternal health is better than ever before. These infographics take a look at what's happened over the past 20 years and what's behind the success.

NTDs in Sierra Leone - no longer neglected

In Sierra Leone, a concentrated push across all levels of society has led to striking progress in the battle against neglected tropical diseases. From community level drug distributors, to donors, to political will at the government level, a range of actors and initiatives have come together to build the progress shown in these infographics.

Cambodia's progress on NTDs - infographics

Three infographics on Cambodia explore the remarkable progress made in the fight against neglected tropical diseases, showing how Cambodia has outperformed its regional neighbours despite a range of challenges.
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Gates healthy future - Sophal miracle

Five key questions for the WHO on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr Dirk Engels
5 June 2014

We speak with the new director of the WHO’s Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, Dr Dirk Engels, about the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the struggle to tackle neglected tropical diseases.

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Children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Tobym (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

New hope for health in Cambodia

Kerry Gallo
4 June 2014

Cambodia has made significant gains in tackling intestinal worms, with school curriculums promoting the role of hygiene and sanitation in the fight against parasites on a national scale. Kerry Gallo, of Children Without Worms, explores the progress being made by these preventative strategies, and outlines the lessons we can learn from Cambodia’s example.

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Mothers waiting at Maputo clinic- Talea Miller PBS Newshour

Community health workers: are they the solution?

Emanuele Capobianco
3 June 2014

'I’m highlighting all of this because I think Fatima’s life might have been saved last week if a community health worker had been within reach... Time is of the essence if more lives are to be saved.' Emanuele Capobianco, Chief of Health & Nutrition at UNICEF Mozambique, calls for the Community Health Worker programme to remain a top priority for the country.

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Medicusmunimadrid health Mozambique

Universal health coverage: thoughts from Mozambique

Laura Anselmi
2 June 2014

Mozambique has made great progresses towards better health for its population over the past two decades but challenes still exist. Laura Anselmi explores what working towards universal health coverage (UHC) mean for Mozambique.

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Reading by candlelight- Tomislav Georgiev for the World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

What will drive progress to SE4All?

Andrew Scott, ODI
2 June 2014

ODI's Andrew Scott takes a look ahead to this week's Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York, calling for more discussion of how policies and institutions interact if we are to understand how different countries can progress towards the SE4All's objective of universal energy access. 


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