Amidst surging COVID numbers, WHO chief urges: ‘take heart and take action’ |

Source link Every death is someone’s parent, partner, child, or friend, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of…

Sri Lanka: ‘Forced’ cremation of COVID victims’ bodies must stop – UN rights experts |

Source link In a joint appeal, Special Rapporteurs Ahmed Shaheed, Fernand de Varennes, Clément Nyaletsossi Voule and Tlaleng Mofokeng, said that…

Healthier world means ‘safer America’ Tedros stresses, as UN-led vaccine initiative announces deal for 40 million doses  | COVID-19

Source link Commenting on the deal at the regular end-of-week press conference in Geneva, WHO chief Tedros…

Pandemic will not end for anyone, ‘until it ends for everyone’  | COVID-19

Source link “The virus can still travel from the vastly unvaccinated massive population of the Global…

COVID ‘vaccine hoarding’ putting Africa at risk: WHO |

Source link Although vaccines have been administered in 50 wealthier nations, Guinea is the sole low-income…

Fauci announces US intention to resume major role in global health |

Source link Addressing the WHO’s Executive Board Meeting, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Adviser to the…

Guterres urges world to ‘work together in solidarity’ as US moves to re-join WHO |

Source link In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Secretary-General António Guterres said that supporting the…

Over 1.9 billion people in Asia-Pacific unable to afford a healthy diet: UN report |

Source link According to the 2020 Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, the region’s poor…

Independent panel finds critical early failings in COVID-19 response |

Source link The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response found critical elements to be “slow,…

UN agencies supporting mammoth India COVID-19 vaccine rollout |

Source link On 16 January, the first day of the campaign, 207,229 vaccine shots were given…