Daily Archives: March 13, 2019

Lions Sight First Eye Hospital Honored for Championing Global Health Work with Golisano Global Health Leadership Award

Honoree Announced at Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Golisano Foundation and Special Olympics honored Lions Sight First Eye Hospital for bringing essential health care services to the …

Floods kill 66 in Mozambique

MAPUTO, At least 66 people have been killed and 141,000 affected after heavy rains deluged central and northern Mozambique, the government has said as it appealed for funds to manage the crisis.

The government has decreed a red alert due …

Mozambique: 7 Killed, Thousands Displaced After Mozambique Cyclone

MAPUTO, Seven people have been killed following a tropical cyclone in northern Mozambique. Some 32,222 people were affected, including 4,242 that have been displaced.

The Southern African country is suffering the effects of Tropical Cyclone IDAI. It formed over the …

Mozambique Wants to Cancel Guarantees on Security Firm’s Debt

JOHANNESBURG Mozambique is seeking the cancellation of government guarantees on debts run up by state-run security firm Proindicus that helped spark a debt crisis in the country, its prime minister was quoted as saying Wednesday.

Mozambique has a case in …

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique on high alert

MAPUTO. � Mozambique is on high alert as tropical cyclone Idai barrels towards the country’s central coast, potentially putting thousands of lives in danger.

Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traore, regional director for Africa for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red …

Investing in Women Tantamount to Advancing Universal Social Protection for All, Former President Stresses, as Commission Continues Session

Harnessing the private sector, tearing down silos, recruiting men as allies and incorporating gender into social protection policies are among many ways Governments can advance gains for women in a manner that brings benefits to all, the Commission on the …