Category Archives: Medical

UN Raises Aid Appeal for Zimbabwe as Many Face Starvation

HARARE – The United Nations on Tuesday increased its aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million to help it recover from drought that has driven millions to the brink of starvation as well as a cyclone that hit eastern regions …

Secretary-General Visits Mozambique

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (left) speaks with students at the 25 de Junho School that is currently hosting around 5,000 children ranging in ages from five to 14. The school, located in Beira, was damaged during the cyclone Idai when most …

Progress Toward Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Receding

GENEVA – A report issued on the eve of an international AIDS conference in Mexico finds progress in combating the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is receding. The joint U.N. program on HIV/AIDS, known as UNAIDS, warns the pace of progress in …

Progress Toward Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Receding

GENEVA – A report issued on the eve of an international AIDS conference in Mexico finds progress in combating the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is receding. The joint U.N. program on HIV/AIDS, known as UNAIDS, warns the pace of progress in …

Activities of Secretary-General in Mozambique, 11-13 July

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Maputo from Nairobi early on Thursday, 11 July.

Shortly after arriving, the Secretary-General met with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi at the President’s office.

Speaking to the press afterwards, the Secretary-General said he was …

WHO Declares Ebola in DRC a Global Public Health Emergency

GENEVA � The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s conflict-ridden North Kivu and Ituri provinces a public health emergency of international concern.

The declaration by an emergency committee at WHO …