Monthly Archives: April 2008

International Federation launches new five-year food security strategy in Africa focussing on long-term investments

By | 11 April 2008

Investing in long-term food security projects in Africa is key in fighting some of the root causes of hunger and malnutrition, says the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies as it launches a new five-year strategy to scale up food security programmes in 15 African countries. The new plan, announced today in… Read More »

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Swaziland commits to national action against child labour

By | 9 April 2008

MANZINI, Swaziland (1 April 2008) – Swaziland’s national plan to tackle child labour was endorsed today (Tuesday April 1) by the country’s Programme Advisory Committee on Child Labour, with strong backing from the Acting Minister for Enterprise and Employment, Mr Matiti Fakudze, and the Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Mr Njabulo Mabuza.

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World Health Day 2008

By | 7 April 2008

Increases in global average air and sea temperature, ice melting and rising global sea levels all help us understand and prepare for the coming challenges. As this being the major topic in the world, the theme for this year was “ Protecting Health from the Climate Change.”

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