THE Global status report on violence prevention 2014 revealed that despite strong evidence linking experiences of violence to mental health problems, under half of countries have mental health services to address victim needs, with only 15% of countries in Africa offering such services.
THE world’s top football players, including Bayern Munich’s Ghanaian-born Jerome Boateng, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Neymar Jr., Chelsea’s Didier Drogba and Bayern Munich’s Philipp Lahm, are joining forces with global health experts to help raise global awareness in the fight against Ebola.
UNITED Methodist Communications collaborated with Chocolate Moose Media and iHeed has created an animation for West Africa which dispels myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention. “Our goal is to provide education that leads to better understanding to prevent infections,” said the Rev. Larry Hollon, chief executive of United Methodist Communications. “Ebola gains […]
THE largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in west Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.