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
Rich nations must do more than just donate surplus vaccines if they hope to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health experts and humanitarian groups are calling for money, increased production and logistical support to help developing countries where the virus
Democrats have been understandably upset at Republican efforts to make voting more difficult — especially for minority voters and others who have supported Democrats in the past. The Washington Post reported last week that “14 states have enacted laws this year
Her eyes glued to a cellphone photo of her sister and four children killed in an Israeli strike on Gaza, Ola lets out the painful words: “I was hoping we’d find them alive.” The Gaza City resident in her thirties wipes away tears as she stands before a psychologist