A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade are in danger of being thrown away if levels of aid fall away in conjunction with the withdrawal of international troops in 2014.
India is known as the pharmacy of the world but 65% of Indians have no access to essential medicines. This video explains how the State of Rajasthan in India is tackling the problem by promoting generic medicines and providing these free of charge in the public sector.
Diseases that disproportionately affect the developing world cause immense suffering and ill health.
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