Health

RCE Kano and Partners Mark Global Day of Impact for the Almajiri Child

Over the past decades, in northern Nigeria, the Almajiri system has been the major system of education, which precludes children from basic education (Nigeria has the highest number of out of school children in Africa). There are next to no jobs or opportunities for Almajiri adults in the increasingly challenging and competitive world, thus contributing to poverty.

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RCEs Srinagar and Greater Western Sydney Collaborate in Academic Pursuits

Following on from the success of the ‘Global Perspectives Series Webinar – Health and Sustainability: Ensuring Healthy Lives’ held on 8 May, 2018, RCEs Srinagar and Greater Western Sydney have further strengthened their collaboration.

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New Publication from UNU-IAS Covers Health, Nutrition, Sanitation and Hygiene Within RCEs on ESD

The Education for Sustainable Development Programme at UNU-IAS has worked with Regional Centres of Expertise (RCEs) worldwide to develop a new publication titled ‘Ensure Healthy Lives and Promote Well-being For All: Experiences of community health, hygiene, sanitation and nutrition within Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD’.

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RCE Srinagar Celebrates International Mountain Day 2017

Photos: RCE Srinagar

CEE Himalaya (the Himalayan regional office of the Centre for Environment Education (CEE) and the secretariat of RCE Srinagar) celebrated International Mountain Day (IMD) 2017 at Ghaghara Ghat, Jarbal Block, Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India on 27 December 2017.

WHO and CBD Link Biodiversity and Health with 1st Interagency Meeting

The first Interagency Liaison Group on Biodiversity and Health (ILG), jointly organized by the Secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) was held in Geneva on 4-5 May 2017. The core objective of the meeting was to strengthen the collaboration and policy coherence between key agencies that work at the intersection of human health and biodiversity.

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RCE GWS Global Perspectives Series: Health and the SDGs 2030

RCE Greater Western Sydney is looking for interested RCE Global Community Panelists to join an online discussion with Western Sydney University’s first year Bachelor of Health Science students. These students will be a cohort of 30 undergraduates undertaking the unit “Professional Pathways” before majoring in Health Promotion, Health Service Management, Therapeutic Health or Public Health.

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RCE GWS Global Perspectives Series: Health and the SDGs 2030

RCE Greater Western Sydney is looking for interested RCE Global Community Panelists to join an online discussion with Western Sydney University’s first year Bachelor of Health Science students. These students will be a cohort of 30 undergraduates undertaking the unit “Professional Pathways” before majoring in Health Promotion, Health Service Management, Therapeutic Health or Public Health.

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Links between health and biodiversity discussed at UNEA – aligning policy and practice

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), which represents the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment, took place for a second time, under the overarching theme of “Delivering on the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. The Assembly culminated in several resolutions and a global call to action to address the critical environmental challenges, facing the world today.

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Kenya

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