0 $2.4 billion raised for Syria crisis does not allay concerns

A Syrian teacher, left, teaches on the first day of classes at a private school built for Syrian refugees in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari International donors and charities pledged a total of $2.4 billion in aid for the Syrian crisis. It is only a fraction…

World Politics
2 The 10 stories you missed while following the Philippines

The disaster following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines rightly has dominated the global twenty-four hour news cycle. Humanosphere has devoted more of our reporting time to the issue than anything else this week. With nearly one million people displaced and close to twelve million affected, the scope of the problem…

Global Health
1 Fending off malnutrition in Chad, in Photos

Malnutrition takes a serious toll on children living in Chad. The vast West African nation features a fertile south and a cut off desert north. When rains do not fall or they fall too much crops are destroyed. Poor road systems make it very hard to get food into the…

1 Exposing the hidden hunger of micronutrient deficiencies

Measuring for malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh, IndiaDfID There is a hidden form of hunger that receives less attention that it deserves, say some advocates. While the world malnutrition will evoke thoughts of hunger and lack of food, meeting the caloric needs of a person is not enough to ensure adequate…

0 Vizualize Malnutrition

Online data visualization tools created as part of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s Global Burden of Disease Study can be used to better understand why malnutrition is such a major health threat globally

Global Health
0 Global leaders try to get serious about hunger

Young people participating at the BigIf rally in Hyde Park. As the leaders of the world’s economic powers gather to discuss the state of the global economy and find common ground on pressing international issues, nutrition is featuring as a main topic. New research from the Lancet says that malnutrition is…

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