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 […]

Tackling neglected diseases, the “partners of impoverishment”

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Although there have been many mind-boggling advances in medicine, much of the world’s population still lacks access to even basic healthcare. While this problem is most common in poorer nations, such as those in Africa, Asia and Latin America, it can also exist within certain sections of society in supposedly rich countries. Healthcare conditions that […]

Nutrition Day !

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Good nutrition plays an important role in brain development, growth, sexual development, and in preventing and controlling diseases. Childhood nutrition should be a balance between the high energy and nutrient content required for growth and development, and establishing a healthy diet which will not lead to obesity. The balance between these two aspects shifts over […]

International day of the girl

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Let’s hear it for the girls! Since 2012, the 11th of October has been celebrated as the International Day of the Girl. The aim: to raise global issues specifically related to girls. The global issues One in five adolescent girls around the world are denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, conflict and […]