In the COVID-19 pandemic, rich countries bought most of the world’s vaccines early, leaving few shots for poor countries and creating a disparity the WHO called “a catastrophic moral failure.”
The report noted that in 2022, 37 countries experienced large or disruptive measles outbreaks compared with 22 countries in 2021.
Twenty-five out of 36 hospitals in the Gaza Strip are not functioning and the remainder are struggling to provide services.
'Perverse': WHO paid sexual abuse victims in Congo $250 each, the amount per victim is less than a single day’s expenses for some UN officials there
Many Congolese women who were sexually abused have still received nothing.
The war -- sparked by the bloody October 7 Hamas attack on Israel that officials said has claimed more than 1,400 lives -- has set off fury across the Middle East against Israel and its Western allies
India was followed by Pakistan, Nigeria, China, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the US, the researchers said.
In its latest risk evaluation on Wednesday, the WHO designated EG.5 and its sub-lineages as a variant of interest (VOI).
Breast milk is a complete source of nutrition and supports optimal growth and development of newborns.
Even now, the case is only in the preliminary stage and there is a long way to go before a verdict is passed. It, however, confirms the nightmares we have about hospitals.