Some 215 million women worldwide want to delay or avoid pregnancy, but don't have access to contraceptives and family planning. The women from the field in this video show us how important it is for the U.S. government, donors, and other countries to join forces to help the idea of a healthy woman, healthy baby, and healthy country, become a reality.
Oscar Caleman of UN World Food Programme reports from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the refugee crisis in the region. Caleman describes how WFP's ICT (Information Communications Technology) team is providing essential telecommunications tools to support humanitarian workers and help coordinate the delivery of vital aid.
In 2008, we have made a significant global impact by reaching millions of people around the world. Take a look at all of the amazing things we have achieved together in this highlights video. Thank you for your continued support.
UN Foundation's Adrianna Logalbo reports from Cote d'Ivoire, where in February 2008 the country undertook a national integrated measles campaign that provided over 3 million children under the age of 5 with measles vaccines, Vitamin A and de-worming medicine. Together with support from the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Nothing But Nets has been able to provide 855,000 of those bed nets.