Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

First Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today's meetings of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) is available at …

Leaving no-one behind: How WFP’s approach to HIV-sensitive social protection will help us to achieve Zero Hunger in East and southern Africa

The multiple deprivations affecting vulnerable populations are the greatest hurdle to achieving zero hunger. By directly addressing structural barriers, social protection can help WFP achieve its mandate on nutrition and …

Delegates Stress Urgent Need for Weather Resilient Farming, Combating Hunger, as Second Committee Debates Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition

With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming, as …

A Bittersweet Nobel Prize for Ethiopia’s Leader

The awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation will come as bittersweet news for many …

Ethiopia: Nobel Peace Prize must spur Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed towards further human rights reform

Responding to the announcement that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Amnesty International's Secretary General Kumi Naidoo said:

This award recognizes the critical …

Health Experts Urge African Leaders to Tackle HPV

Addis Ababa Health experts urged African leaders to step up their compliance in the efforts to tackle Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) as the continent lacks sound vaccination on HPV, health …

AMU-VIT, India, inks 5-year pact on research, staff exchange

To strengthen globalization agenda with regard to its academic, research initiatives, staff development and students' exchange, AMU has signed 5-yearlong collaborative agreement with India's reputed Vellore Institute of Technology to …

Lessons from Rwanda on how trust can help repair a broken health system

Seven countries around the world � three of them in Africa � have made faster than expected progress over the past 15 years in reducing deaths among children younger than …