Photoshare Updates

K4Health IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit

Learn more about gender equality in policies and programs around the world through K4Health's IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit! The toolkit provides many practical and hands-on how-to resources for gender integration and mainstreaming in health policies, programs and institutions and explains the need for gender equality as a means for improving health. For more information, go to:

Maternal and Child Health in Burkina Faso

Whereas most countries have vaccination coverage for upwards of 90% of their populations today, in 2009 Burkina Faso still only had vaccination rates of around 80% for measles, polio, Hib, etc. Burkina Faso also had an infant mortality rate of 84.49 deaths/1000 live births in 2009.

2010 Photoshare World Pneumonia Day Photo Contest Winners

Photos from Pneumonia's Last Syrah

Pneumonia Event and Exhibit featuring images from the 2010 Photoshare World Pneumonia Day Photography Contest

Photoshare: Pneumonia event in NYC 9/20/10

Photoshare recently partnered with IVAC at JHSPH  with collaboration from the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia for the 2010 Photoshare World Pneumonia Day Photography Contest. There is a photo exhibit Monday in NYC.

International Rescue Committee (IRC) - Haiti Webcast: Photos From the Field - Join Now

A street full of rubble in Port-au-Prince, Haiti following the earthquake in January 2010. © 2010 Joost Butenop, Courtesy of Photoshare

Nansen Refugee Award

Alixandra Fazzina - First Journalist to Win the Nansen Refugee Award

Burden of Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa

Burden of Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Population Day 2010: Everyone Counts!

"This year World Population Day highlights the importance of data for development. The focus is on the 2010 round of the population and housing census, data analysis for development and UNFPA’s lead role in population and development."

Putting an End to Child Pneumonia in the Developing World

Pneumonia is a largely preventable and treatable disease that continues to affect millions of children in the developing world.