A doctor prepares a measles vaccine in the Romanian capital Bucharest. AFP
The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against one of the world's leading killers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO is helping Palestinians set up a limb reconstruction unit in Nasser hospital in southern Gaza.
Every region in the world, expect the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease that can kill or disable children,
Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, according to the United Nations, and the surging measles cases certainly highlight dangerous gaps in efforts to shield kids from preventable illnesses. Various factors like conflict, inequality and complacency have led to a stagnation
The two-year jailing of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be nothing short of a politically motivated move. Suu Kyi was found guilty of “incitement” and breaching COVID-19 safety protocol. She was convicted of incitement and violations of a law on natural disasters in the first verdict
Over the course of an hour on a recent night, the bus waiting in the Herat station filled with passengers. Mostly young men, they had no luggage, just the clothes on their backs, maybe a bag with some bread and water for the long road ahead of them. That road is leading them to Iran.
Political crisis in brewing in Peru — yet again. The country’s leftist President Pedro Castillo faces a likely vote this week in a fragmented and notoriously fickle Congress on whether to launch impeachment proceedings that could push him out of power just months into his administration.
The Biden administration on Monday reinstated a Trump-era policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in US immigration court, seeking to comply with a court order and agreeing to changes and additions demanded by Mexico. It began in El Paso, Texas, with up to 50 migrants