USAID's New Partnership Initiative will make it easier for the agency to expand its work with local, national, and international faith-based organizations.
A report released Thursday found that only 5.9% of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies have women as both president and secretary-general. Almost 10 times as many have men in both positions. Now IFRC has a plan of action.
WHO's decision to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a public health emergency could help raise extra funds for the crisis — but it also comes with risks.
In low- and middle-income countries where health care resources are sparse and staff are stretched, how can health care workers adequately protect themselves from occupational illness, infection, or disease in a bid to further safeguard the health of the wider community?
Recent events, from the spread of the disease in Goma to the murder of two Ebola health workers, led experts to recommend WHO declare the outbreak a global health emergency, one year into the DRC Ebola outbreak.
DFID's latest annual report shows more money is being managed by Whitehall and less by in-country offices, even as its new secretary of state Rory Stewart advocates for the opposite.
Cities worldwide could take on the guidelines with minimal cost, according to IFRC, to better prepare for the increasing likelihood of deadly heat waves.
This week, Devex is hosting a webinar to provide insight into the evolution of DFID's programs and focus areas, and to explore the implications of the leadership shake-up on the future of the agency. Check out our preview for more noteworthy events.
It was not designed as a pledging event, but response actors were hoping the high-level meeting would lead donors to step up their financial support for the Ebola fight in DRC.