Countries like Canada need to reach out with caring hands to give emergency aid and press for the players involved to follow international law.
Aid groups and governments must fully integrate child protection measures into both their short- and long-term responses to Typhoon Haiyan.
We encourage the Canadian government to continue its leadership on maternal and child health with sustained support beyond 2015.
In the two minutes that it takes to read this column, 30 children under the age of five will die—needlessly. Every day, 22,000 small children die from preventable, health-related causes. Worldwide, over the course of a year, that's a staggering 8 million children, almost all of whom could have been saved at very little cost.