This study focuses on the local and regional impact of large-scale gold mining in Africa in the context of a mineral boom in the region since 2000. It contributes to filling a gap in the literature on the welfare effects of mineral resources, which, until now, has concentrated more on the national or macroeconomic impacts.

Kampala — A Total of 11,798,600 million Ugandan children are at the verge of dying hunger and pneumonia due to lack of food and accommodation, advocates for inclusive social protection have warned.

Curbing outdoor air pollution may help prevent 2.7 million premature births a year, a condition that threatens children's lives and increases their risk of long-term physical and neurological probl

Heads of State from across Africa have endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunisation (ADI), a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa receives full benefits of immunisation.

Concerned about the outbreak of measles in Yangon Region, the Department of Public Health has embarked on a mass vaccination campaign among children in five townships to curb the spread of the dise

BANGLADESHI doctors yesterday conducted surgery to remove bark-like growths from the skin of a young girl believed to be the first female to suffer from a condition known as “tree man syndrome.”

Makurdi — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has said that at least 240,000 Nigerian children die every year from diarrhoea related illness, one of the commonest childho

Kids and teens in a Kiwi study on the health risks associated with obesity in young people were less physically active and spent more time watching screens than nationally recommended guidelines.

– The child obesity rate is seeing an alarming increase in the region compared with the rest of the world because of sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits, a fitness expert has said.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/02/2017 regarding rising air pollution in Delhi NCR.

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