MdM will continue its work for three years, overseeing a project promoting the rights of street children, including better access to healthcare.
The restrictions imposed by Israel on the movement and access of humanitarian assistance and development cooperation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory cost more than 3.2 million euro per year, according to the Association of International Organizations for Development (Asociación de Agencias Internacionales de Desarrollo – AIDA).
December 1st, International Day for the fight against HIV
Tanzania has become one of the most important "crossroads" for drug trafficking in Africa
Place of "transactions" and but also lace of "power", the country currently counts over 25 000 drug users who get their dose by injection. A constantly increasing number in cities and where the use of heroin by injection spreads and thus broadcasts, both HIV and hepatitis.
Abidjan – 10 May 2011
Last week was the final battle for Yopougon – and full control of Abidjan. It was fought out block for block, street by street. Watching the elimination of unorganised militias in a densely populated area of over fifty square kilometres must have been a nightmare. While we were visiting some of the health centres in the worst hit areas, the tension of the recent events could almost be touched.
European Day against ”trafficking”
This year, the EU regulated the protection and assistance of victims of trafficking through the Directive on the prevention and combating of trafficking, and its victims.
After a stagnation period of several weeks, Haiti faces a worrying upturn of cholera threatening a large part of the country with the arrival of the rainy season.
Africa is experiencing an unprecedented period of drought after two seasons with consecutive poor rains (2010-2011). Because of drought and political instability, particularly in Somalia, tens of thousands of refugees flocking massively in camps in Kenya and Ethiopia, which are already supernumerary.
African countries reduced maternal and infant mortality through payment exemption measures
Before the summit of the G20, which was a few days ago in Cannes, we insisted on the need to adopt and fund social protection policies and free access to health systems for the most vulnerable people in developing countries.