A star-studded line-up has donated personal items to help raise money in support the World Health Organization's work in Ukraine.
A full 86 percent of the global premature non-communicable diseases deaths happen in low- and lower middle-income countries, the study says.
Uganda — which shares a porous border with the Democratic Republic of Congo — has experienced several Ebola outbreaks in the past, most recently in 2019, when at least five people died.
The UN's World Health Organization has so far delivered $1.5 million in medicines and emergency stockpiles and is appealing for $19 million from donors.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the Americas account for more than half of reported cases as several countries in the continent continue to see increasing numbers of infections.
WHO’s top director in the Western Pacific Dr Takeshi Kasai has been indefinitely removed his post over allegations of racist, abusive and unethical behaviour that undermined the UN agency’s efforts to stop the coronavirus pandemic in Asia.
The UN health agency says monkeypox was given its name before current best practices in naming diseases.
The announcement came following reports of monkeypox-related fatalities outside Africa, seen in Spain and Brazil this week.
Nations approved, through consensus, that "they will work to conclude a new, legally-binding international pandemic agreement," says World Health Organization.
The percentage of children who received three doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis fell five percentage points between 2019 and 2021 to 81 percent.
Ebola is endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where it was discovered near the Ebola river in 1976.
WHO's Europe chief has warned cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and appealed to countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.
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