WHO and other stakeholders join forces to accelerate access to effective pediatric HIV and tuberculosis diagnostics and medicines

On World Children’s Day, WHO announced an issue of a call urging stakeholders to accelerate access to effective paediatric HIV and tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics and medicines.

The Action Plan, which was launched on the 20th of November 2020, has been developed […]

By | 2020-11-21T17:51:13+00:00 November 21st, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

Global Migrant Festival 2020

The Global Migrant Festival 2020 is a cultural festival held every two years, comprising of thirty online events held over the course of nine days. The Festival is a showcase of diversity, featuring over two hundred participants from around the world. This year’s festival will be held online, […]

By | 2020-11-13T08:12:14+00:00 November 13th, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence against women is an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute. “16 Days,” as it has become known, was launched and continues to be coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership.

The dates […]

By | 2020-11-05T11:14:13+00:00 November 5th, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

WHO and partners launch new guidance on designing digital health interventions with and for young people.

Digital tools are an increasingly popular approach to improving health worldwide – particularly among adolescents and young people, who are accessing the internet at earlier stages of life.  

Youth-centred digital health interventions is a new framework developed by WHO, HRP, UNESCO, UNICEF and UNFPA. It provides guidance on effective planning, development and implementation of digital solutions […]

By | 2020-10-29T09:04:14+00:00 October 29th, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

US-based NGO Z-Cares raising youth mental health awareness with Stand UP campaign

Month-long event to culminate with Virtual Coping Carnival on Nov. 14

Pleasanton-based nonprofit Z-Cares Foundation has launched its annual Stand UP campaign, which wraps up next month with a Virtual Coping Carnival.

Creating awareness about youth mental health with a particular focus […]

By | 2020-10-22T11:12:33+00:00 October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

Bringing sexual and reproductive health services to young people across the Republic of Moldova

Unprecedented work has been undertaken in the Republic of Moldova to ensure that adolescents can access sexual and reproductive health services, following a systematic process outlined by WHO.

WHO/Europe carried out an assessment of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health in the context […]

By | 2020-10-16T12:45:57+00:00 October 16th, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

Self-testing for HIV at home – successful project in Bulgaria

A demonstration project conducted in Bulgaria has shown that more people get tested for HIV when self-testing is available. In situations where testing is based in health-care institutions, it can be a challenge to encourage some people to come forward. Community-based testing is a good way to overcome […]

By | 2020-10-07T07:22:45+00:00 October 7th, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments