Ecuadorian Red Cross calls on the population to donate blood in times of pandemic

By Olivia Acosta The Ecuadorian Red Cross is a key player in the collection and supply of safe blood in the country, covering 70% of the demand for clinics and hospitals in 24 provincial boards. In order to respond to this need, it is essential to involve people in...

Fighting Dengue Fever in the Time of COVID-19

By Fernando Gandarillas. Paraguay has the third highest incidence of dengue fever in the region. This is the third year in a row where there has been an intense outbreak of the disease. In 2020, the country has had the highest number of cases in its history (over...

Celebrating the contribution of young people in the Pacific

In recognition of the invaluable contribution young people make in their communities, seven Pacific Red Cross Societies are marking International Youth Day today with a range of events and celebrations.  Globally, around half of the 30 million Red Cross and Red...

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