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
Those suffering from polio can only understand what it is to bear this utterly nettling or vexing burden. It only does affect the commoner but has hit some famous people as well.
If President Donald Trump somehow pulls off a come-from-behind victory on Election Day, his toxic vision for American politics — a divisive mix of economic conservatism,
The IPL tournament is at a crucial juncture and things are not looking good for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and three time champions Chennai Super Kings (“Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets,” Oct. 24, Gulf Today).