Should We Get Involved? The Health System in Mozambique

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Public health throughout the country Mozambique, highly affected by poverty, with 54% of the population living in absolute poverty, has inadequate facilities in their public health system. (WHO, n.d.) Their public health is rather basic, limited, and insufficient. In a country which is highly affected by diseases such as malaria, cholera, and diarrhea, it is […]

World Population Day Spotlights Children’s Rights And Wellbeing

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World Population Day on July 11 2019 celebrates its 30th anniversary as a day of international recognition for the human right to family planning. Humanium is taking the occasion to celebrate the United Nations’ promotion of this issue which resides at the heart of child liberties and wellbeing.  World Population Day offers a poignant moment […]

A newborn enters our world.. the psyche develops…

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When a newborn enters our world s(he) works very hard… “Holy cow, what’s that ? It was so gentle, kind, whole in mom’s tummy and now… yes… what’s that ? No food delivery, tummy ache and… yes… totally dependent… and even worse… helpless…” The first narcissism starts in mom’s uterus, a form of interaction between […]

Cancer: an impeding health crisis in developing countries

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Cancer mortality rapidly increasing in developing countries Cancer is a global health issue, impacting all communities worldwide regardless of religion, race or age. However, recent studies have highlighted some important differences in the prevalence of cancer in developing countries. While the most traditional health concerns in the developing world are infectious diseases and malnutrition, cancer […]

Children with disabilities

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The international community has made progress in grasping the experience of people with disabilities and safeguarding their rights. This article looks at the situation of children with disabilities in Latin America and Caribbean (UNICEF, 2013).   Understanding the context Children with disabilities are one of the most marginalized and excluded groups in society. Facing daily […]

Giving Children the Right to Healthcare Despite Geopolitical Barriers

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In West Jerusalem at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, Israeli and Palestinian doctors work together to save the lives of many children, regardless of their nationality (1). This care often presents  the last chance of survival for those children who suffer from life-threatening and complex birth defects. “Saving one life is as if saving the whole of Humanity” The Coran – Surah 5/–  The Talmud […]

Children’s Mental Wellbeing: A Global Public Health Challenge

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As stated by the World Health Organization, “mental health is more than the absence of mental disorders”; mental health is fundamental to health and overall wellbeing because “without mental health there is no health” (World Health Organization, 2018a). Mental health issues at a young age affect children and adolescents all around the world in all […]

Our Impact in India

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Emilie Compignie, in charge of Development, talks about the success of Humanium’s first projects in India, where she measured the impact almost 10 years after their launch.       Sankarapuram Sankarapuram was the first village that Humanium and Hand in Hand supported in Tamil Nadu in 2009.   The Child Learning Centre was then […]

Food: Undernourishment and malnutrition

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As everyone knows, human beings must eat. Children’s health and physical development depend heavily on their food, and the consequences of malnutrition in children can have irreversible effects on their health. According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), more than 800 million people suffer from undernourishment [1]. Hunger is even […]