Beat Plastic Pollution! We Support World Environment Day's Mission

The theme this World Environment day is to #BeatPlasticPollution -urging individuals, companies, governments and organizations all over the globe to reduce plastic waste and be more environmentally conscious of the harmful effects of the widespread use of plastics. World Environment Day Outlook 2018 report titled "The State of Plastics" gives detailed information about the scope of the problem and the damaging effects of plastic pollution on human, animal and environmental he

"Immunization is a cornerstone of sustainable development"- A moral imperative makes economic sense

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) recently launched its “Business Case for WHO Immunisation Activities on the African Continent 2018-2030” in Geneva which plans to support African countries in achieving universal vaccination coverage. Around 30 million children fall sick in Africa due to vaccine-preventable diseases that can lead to death. According to WHO, even curbing the four major preventable diseases,"measles, rubella, rotavirus and pneumococcal diseases – could sav

World Bank predicts 143 million people could be displaced by 2050 due to climate change

“Every day, climate change becomes a more urgent economic, social, and existential threat to countries and their people. We see this in cities facing unprecedented water crises, in coastal areas experiencing destructive storm surges, and in once vibrant agricultural areas no longer able to sustain essential food crops,” said World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva. - The East African The increase in displaced people and refugees due to human conflict is already a very