Delivering Healthier Futures for Women, Children and Young People

Delivering Healthier Futures for Women, Children and Young People: community-nurse-talking-happliy-to-teenage-girls-in-an-informal- settlement

The Future  Imagine for a moment a world in which every woman, child and young person enjoyed their right to the highest attainable standard of health, regardless of where in the world they lived. Pregnant women in the poorest communities are cared for by qualified midwives and healthcare professionals, with access via digital apps to […]

Improving Health Financing and Health Outcomes

According to the report published by the World Bank and World Health Organization (WHO), almost half of the world’s vulnerable population including women, children, and adolescents did not have access to essential and quality health services at the point of 2021. THE STATE OF THE WORLD’S CHILDREN 2023 estimates that 287,000 women died from pregnancy-related causes in 2020 and […]

Business’s Role in Advancing Women, Children, and Adolescents’ Wellbeing

A Sahrawi midwife measures the blood pressure of a woman after giving birth, in a post-partum visit at her haima, in the Sahrawi Refugee Camps. Women Children Wellbeing

Delivering a Healthier Future: Business’s Strategic Role in Advancing Women, Children, and Adolescents’ Wellbeing A clear link exists between economic prosperity and the health of women, children, and adolescents. For business, engaging in global health is not only a moral obligation but also aligns with strategic economic decisions that promote gender equality, enhance economic growth, and […]

Changing Attitudes and Empowering Young Girls in Senegal

Two young women from Senegal transporting water

 “I can see now that I have prospects. I want to become someone and help lift my family out of poverty. Only then I will think about marriage.”  Mariama, Senegal. This is the personal impact that the Invest in Maternal and Child Health – ISMEA pilot project had on Mariama, a 13-year-old girl living in Goudiry, Senegal. […]

Acting Together for More Nutritious Food

Wheat Seeds. Food fortification

How do we scale up the fortification of staples with vital nutrients and avoid micronutrient deficiencies during these challenging times where many people don’t have access to a balanced diet? Over the past decades, a solid regulatory framework has been created in many countries for the fortification of staples like salt, flour, sugar, oil or […]

10 Businesses Making the SDGs their Business

Some of the best ideas and boldest actions are coming from entrepreneurs and start-ups embedded in low-income communities. These disruptors are driving innovations that are tackling environmental challenges, improving people’s health and building inclusive economies. Investing and learning from them is one of the best ways to accelerate sustainable development. This is the purpose of […]

Improving Human Wellbeing in the Coffee Supply Chain

Improving Human Wellbeing in the Coffee Supply chain: The Need for Better Data and Benchmarks Ahh a freshly-brewed cup of coffee…if just the smell of it brings you comfort at the promise of a caffeine-hit each morning, you’re not alone. Globally, we consume over two billion cups of coffee every day. And yet, how often […]