Plan International sees the World Health Organization's declaration of a global emergency as an important step in tackling the Zika virus.
Plan International is responding to reports of the Zika virus in communities in the Americas.
With over 500 girl-focused projects, Plan International helped transform the lives of 1.9 million girls in 2015.
Plan is calling on the international community to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.
On Thursday, January 21st, MFAN and Plan International USA will host U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Ambassador Deborah Birx for a keynote address, followed by a panel of development experts for a discussion of The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) Sustainability Agenda.
Liberia has been declared Ebola free today for the third time, after 42 days without any new cases. But Plan International urges caution so that no new cases re-emerge this time.
Children are at particular risk of the effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon currently being felt across Latin America and the Caribbean.
With the New Year marking the official start to implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, we must commit to decisive steps to transform the lives of girls, says Plan International.
Plan International calls for caution as Guinea is officially declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organzation.