On World Hepatitis Day, WHO calls to eliminate disease by 2030  |

Source link While some progress has been made, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that globally, “access…

Progress on tobacco fight, but new nicotine products pose increasing threat |

Source link Compared with 2007, more than four times as many people — some 5.3 billion…

Child malnutrition expected to quadruple in Southern Madagascar   |

Source link The number of acutely malnourished children is likely to “increase fourfold” since the previous assessment conducted last October,…

‘Lack of global solidarity’, slow vaccination rates put Indonesia in COVID glare |

Source link UN News asked Resident Coordinator, Valerie Julliand, about the situation in the country and…

COVID-19: Africa ‘third wave’ not yet over, while vaccine inequity threatens all |

Source link Cases on the continent fell by 1.7 per cent this week to nearly 282,000,…

Revealed: Inequalities persist in HIV prevention, child treatment services |

Source link The final report from the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free initiative, issued in…

WHO’s Tedros backs Tokyo Olympic Games ‘power to inspire’ |

Source link Speaking in the Japanese capital Tokyo, he said the world must unite with “determination, dedication and discipline” to triumph over the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Lifesaving help needed for Venezuela cancer patients hit by US sanctions |

Source link “The lives of Venezuelan transplant patients who are stranded in foreign countries, as well…

Chess calms nerves, improves mental health throughout pandemic 

Source link Marking World Chess Day on Tuesday, the UN is celebrating the fact that while COVID-19 has forced most sports to scale down, this ancient game…

UN deputy chief warns of ‘hurricane of humanitarian crises’  |

Source link Briefing on behalf of the UN chief, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, painted a grim picture of civilian executions, arbitrary arrests, detentions, forced displacement and sexual…