WHO ‘exploring all options’ to get medical supplies into Afghanistan |

Source link “We have only a few days of supplies left and we’re exploring all options…

Vaccine inequity causes ‘dangerous divergence’ in COVID survival rates – UN agency heads |

Source link The heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO)…

African countries commit to ending all forms of polio  |

Source link Vaccine-derived poliovirus is a weakened strain of the virus that has changed over time and behaves…

Coming months critical for future pandemic preparedness: WHO chief |

Source link Although the COVID-19 caseload stabilized last week, after nearly two months of increases, the level remains…

COVID, natural hazards and climate crisis in Asia and the Pacific expand ‘riskcape’ |

Source link In the Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2021, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific…

High blood pressure now more common in low and middle-income countries, new report finds |

Source link The study, which was co-led by Imperial College London, found that 82 per cent…

Afghanistan: Negotiations to bring in urgent medical supplies ongoing, says WHO |

Source link The items, which are stuck in Dubai, were due to enter the country this…

Bubonic plague putting young lives at risk in DR Congo: UNICEF |

Source link Poverty, conflict and displacement are contributing to the return of the centuries-old illness for…

First Person: Health workers in Afghanistan brave safety fears, to continue treating the sick |

Source link UN agencies have pledged to stay in the country, despite the recent takeover by…

COVID-19: Funding plea to combat Delta variant, call to suspend booster roll-out |

Source link International efforts to slow the COVID-19 Delta variant have been hampered by its particularly…