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Three humanitarians shortlisted for development award

Three inspirational humanitarians - in Ghana, a Syrian refugee camp, and Somalia - have been announced as this year’s finalists in an international development award.
from BOND on Mar 9, 2020.

Report slams male bias in global health policies and practices

Male bias among policymakers, health workers and patients and dominant Western influences are impeding progress towards health goals, says the new Global Health 50/50 report.
from Global Health 5050 on Mar 9, 2020.

DfID country directors told to report to the Foreign Office

UK Department for International Development country directors around the world must now report to Foreign Office officials in an “alarming” revelation, insiders said.
from Devex on Mar 6, 2020.

Slow progress on women's development targets

Half of 129 countries studied in new research won’t achieve any of five key gender equality targets by 2030 if their current pace continues.
from Equal Measures 2030 on Mar 6, 2020.

Save the Children 'must prioritise people not reputation'

Following the release of a damning report into Save the Children UK's response to sexual harassment claims, the charity must prioritise staff before reputation, says a trade union.
from United, the Union on Mar 5, 2020.

Afghans 'face impossible choices' in their struggle for medical care

Despite decades of aid and investment, Afghans still struggle to get medical care due to insecurity, distance, cost and lack of staff and equipment, warns MSF.
from MSF on Mar 5, 2020.

Namibia and Tanzania join list of countries needing food aid

Inadequate rainfall has pushed two countries - Namibia and Tanzania - onto the UN's list of countries in need of external assistance for food.
from FAO on Mar 5, 2020.

Sixteen dead in latest clashes in Cameroon's separatist areas

Fresh clashes between Cameroon's military and separatists have left at least 16 people dead since Sunday, including women and children.
from AllAfrica on Mar 5, 2020.

Save the Children UK criticised for handling of allegations of workplace harassment

The UK's Charity Commission has criticised failures in Save the Children UK’s response to allegations of workplace harassment against the charity’s former chief executive.
from Charity Commission on Mar 5, 2020.

Congo discharges last ebola patient after 14 days without confirmed cases

D R Congo has discharged its last ebola patient from a treatment centre -- a major milestone in the fight against the second-largest ebola outbreak in history.
from ABC News on Mar 4, 2020.
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