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UN Calling Asia: focus on Nepal, Indonesia and drug policy

Laxmi Shakya, 31, gave birth just three days before the quake. Photo: UNFPA Nepal/Santosh Chhetri

Women in Nepal receiving reproductive health support The needs of women of reproductive age in Nepal are of particular concern to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aftermath of powerful earthquakes that…

14 May 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia

The clean-up operation from the 25 April earthquake is still ongoing as a  second tremor strikes. Photo: OCHA/Orla Fagan

Lives saved in Nepal thanks to collaborative rescue operations The search and rescue operations in Nepal, deployed after an…

7 May 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia – Nepal special

Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015. Photo: UNDP

This week, our programme is focusing on Nepal, where a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit on Saturday, 25 April, 2015.  The…

30 Apr 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia

Eliminating places where mosquitoes lay their eggs, such as rain water collection barrels, to protect against malaria. Photo: The Global Fund/John Rae

Resistance to medicine a major challenge in fighting malaria in Asia Asia is the second worst affected continent after…

23 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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