Host William Carter and Mina Mojtahedi, IFRC’s disability inclusion lead, about the difficulties of providing appropriate water and sanitation facilities for people with disabilities in often already challenging situations.
William Carter talks with Alexandra Machado about her new role in IFRC covering hygiene promotion and menstrual hygiene, and the challenges of bringing WASH solutions to Bangladesh.
Students with disabilities have a better chance to succeed in class thanks to a Kenya Red Cross project that provides accessible latrines and improved access to clean water.
The bonds brought about by The Beautiful Game Mr President, Madame Secretary-General, chère Fatma, dear friends, thank you for this invitation to join you today at your fourth FIFA Conference for Equality & Inclusion. On behalf of the International …
With 190 National Societies and 17 million volunteers, the Red Cross is uniquely placed to implement CBS in collaboration with local Ministries of Health and partners to ensure the early detection of public health threats, and to taking pre-emptive action before the situation worsens.
Retired farm-labourer U Maung Pain, 78, lives in Kywe Tae Village a few miles outside Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state. Every Friday he attends the Red Cross mobile health clinic which comes to his village each week as part of a programme helping communities impacted by cyclical violence and population movement.
Dr Kyaw Phyo Hein, 26, has been coordinating Red Cross mobile health clinics visiting villages around Sittwe town, capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rhakine state, for almost three years. The clinics, which visit vulnerable rural communities on a weekly ba …
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has released 303,779 Swiss francs from its Disaster Response Emergency Fund to support the Red Cross of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) fight an outbreak of influenza A (H1N1).
The capital city of Windhoek is on high alert after an outbreak of Hepatitis E that has claimed three lives, while 554 people are undergoing treatment.
The IFRC highlighted the urgent need for pandemic preparedness, and especially the way it needs to be reinforced at the local level, at the 18th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 23-26 January 2018.