A full 86 percent of the global premature non-communicable diseases deaths happen in low- and lower middle-income countries, the study says.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
The warning comes a day after a UN appeal for countries to fund emergency aid in the Arab world’s poorest nation fell a billion dollars short of what agencies need to cover essential activities from June to December.
Antibiotic usage has risen during the fight against secondary infections in coronavirus patients, raising concerns that it could create a dangerous pathogen.
Rohingya Muslims have been discarded by the international community and are at high risk for contracting Covid-19 in crowded living spaces.
Children may be at low risk for infection by Covid-19 but are vulnerable to other deadly diseases without the vaccinations that are currently being held back by border restrictions according to the WHO's Direct-General.
The time to act in Africa is now, before the pandemic peaks on the continent.
Iraq's health ministry, the only official outlet for information on the coronavirus, dismissed the reports. The ministry said the total number of confirmed cases stands at 772, with 54 deaths.
A joint effort will be required to overcome the potential spread of the pandemic on the African continent.
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
The World Health Organization has concerns that conditions in the violence-plagued region are conducive to the outbreak of diseases.
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