Ebola vaccine is key in ongoing efforts to contain the DRC outbreak

Vaccines are recognised as one of the most powerful tools in controlling and preventing infectious diseases. This despite strong anti-vaccination movements around the globe.It was with vaccine in hand that one of the most dreaded diseases of the last t...

Ebola vaccine is key in ongoing efforts to contain the DRC outbreak

Vaccines are recognised as one of the most powerful tools in controlling and preventing infectious diseases. This despite strong anti-vaccination movements around the globe.It was with vaccine in hand that one of the most dreaded diseases of the last t...

New diagnostic test for malaria uses spit, not blood

Spit here, please.Will this become the instruction we receive upon entering clinics, schools, apothecaries and ports of entry throughout the globe?One of the main factors enabling the continued transmission of malaria are individuals who are free from ...

Africa Has Set Gold Standard for Solidarity, Secretary-General Tells Regional Summit, Citing Unmatched Generosity to Those Seeking Safe Haven

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the thirty-second Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa today:In the search for durable solutions to forced displacement, the world � and indeed, I, persona...

Africa Has Set Gold Standard for Solidarity, Secretary-General Tells Regional Summit, Citing Unmatched Generosity to Those Seeking Safe Haven

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the thirty-second Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa today:In the search for durable solutions to forced displacement, the world � and indeed, I, persona...

Egypt’s el-Sissi Elected New Chairman of African Union

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body's summit in Ethiopia.The rights group Amnesty International warned that el-Sissi's chairmanship might undermine the A...

Most Children Globally Lack Social Protection Coverage

GENEVA A joint study by the International Labor Organization and U.N. Children's Fund finds the vast majority of the world's children lack effective social protection coverage. It says this dooms them to a life of extreme poverty, with

Nearly 70 Killed in Cameroon as Separatists Stop Youth Week Activities

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Renewed fighting has killed 69 people in English-speaking regions of Cameroon, where armed separatists have ordered people to stay inside their homes as the country prepares to celebrate its national youth day.February 11 coincides w...