Covid-19 Dossier

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Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a widespread and severe impact on some of the world’s poorest people, according to international research conducted by the Alliance2015, of which Helvetas is one partner. The study…

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One Health

How do diseases spread from wildlife to humans? What can be done to limit the risks and the impact on society? A white paper suggests ways of preventing and detecting diseases, and taking rapid action if necessary.

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Food security

The newly launched Food Coalition aims to build a global alliance with a network of national governments, international organisations, thought leaders, civil societies and the private sector working together for a…

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One Health

On the occasion of the World Health Summit last October, Germany’s Development Minister Gerd Mueller announced the creation of a new One Health area within his Ministry.

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Health

We need a transformative change in the global approach to deal with infectious diseases, experts say. Otherwise, future pandemics will spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than…

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Food security

Acute food insecurity levels are reaching new highs globally, 16 countries are at high risk of rising levels of acute hunger. Four areas are particularly vulnerable.

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Environment

Although global emissions decreased significantly due to the restrictions enforced during the first wave of Corona, the impact on CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is small. Structural and transformational changes in…

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Health

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic reminds the global community of the importance of an holistic approach to ensure the health of people, livestock and the environment, ILRI launched its One Health Centre in Africa.

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Agriculture

The coronavirus has severely affected the lives of people who survive on hand to mouth all over the world, especially in countries where entire communities live this way. In Burkina Faso, agricultural and livestock…

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Poverty reduction

The pandemic and global recession may cause over 1.4 per cent of the world’s population to fall into extreme poverty, according to the World Bank.

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