Groundbreaking projects funded by Norway demonstrate that foreign aid can help to combat both poverty and environmental problems. One result is that uncontrolled plastic waste may become a resource for the cement industry.
It is not enough simply to target aid efforts at the poorest. We also have to combat discrimination and inequality both within and between countries.
Many low and middle-income countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, don’t have enough surgeons to perform vital surgeries, such as groin hernia repairs. Training non-doctor associate clinicians in this procedure provides a safe and effective solution, a new study shows.
Children’s health declines the longer they live in refugee camps. Many adults are also struggling, with seven out of ten feeling like they have no future.
Nepal ranks high in maternal and child mortality statistics. A study trip to the mountain country inspired several NTNU students to help improve the situation of Nepali women.
Migrants are doing well generally, but experience higher rates of depressive symptoms than the population at large in some European countries. One country stands out as an exception.
The world’s best-known doctor is coming to the Big Challenge to talk about the world’s biggest challenge, and one that thousands of scientists are trying to figure out: what makes us sick? Norway is among the challenge participants.
People who choose to emigrate are those with the best education, new research shows. This flies in the face of popular opinion.
Increased openness by the authorities is often a requirement for developing countries to receive foreign aid. But at its worst, openness can be harmful.
Syrian refugee children often do not learn to read in their native Arabic. But two new games are set to change that.
Beginning on 30 November, the nations of the world will gather in Paris to discuss a new global agreement on climate change. But what will it take to transform international political will into real action to curb global warming?