Regions

Categories

Statistics

Africa

Tropical cyclone Idai: The storm that knew no boundaries

People leaving their homes in the flooded section of Praia Nova, Beira, Mozambique in the wake of tropical cyclone Idai. Denis Onyodi/ IFRC handout Jennifer Fitchett,...

America

Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave

Martha Bebinger, WBUR Men are dying after opioid overdoses at nearly three times the rate of women in the United States. Overdose deaths are increasing...

Asia

Kazakh president steps down, after three decades of rule

Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned from his post, which he has been holding since 1989 when the oil-rich central Asian nation emerged out...

Australia

Measles outbreak reported in New Zealand

The south island of New Zealand is witnessing a measles outbreak, with 22 confirmed cases so far, while one-fifth of the Canterbury region having...

Europe

Oslo to have wireless charging facilities for electric taxis

Norway's capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to deploy wireless, induction based charging facilities for the electric car taxis. The move...

International

Mosquito-killing drug ‘reduced malaria in children’

By Julien Chongwang Experts have broadly welcomed a study that found repeated mass administration of the drug ivermectin could reduce malaria cases in children under...

India

World Happiness Report 2019: Indians among those witness largest drops in...

World's fastest-growing major economy, India is one among the five countries whose citizens have witnessed the largest drops in happiness levels, shows a new...

Do you know?

Developing countries are bad at collecting taxes. What can help

Roberto Ricciuti, University of Verona; Antonio Savoia, University of Manchester, and Kunal Sen, University of Manchester The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called...

Marginalised

Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults — And Tailoring A Solution

Judith Graham, KHN For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and...

KNOW MORE ABOUT DEVELOPMENT CHANNEL