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War in Sudan is ‘a crisis of epic proportions’ as atrocities abound

War in Sudan is ‘a crisis of epic proportions’ as atrocities...

The Sudanese people have endured “unbearable suffering” since the conflict started just over a year ago when an outbreak of fighting between the Sudanese...
Myanmar: Rohingyas in firing line as Rakhine conflict intensifies

Myanmar: Rohingyas in firing line as Rakhine conflict intensifies

Rakhine was the site of a brutal crackdown on the Rohingyas by the military in 2017, leading to killing of some 10,000 men, women...
WHO prequalifies new oral simplified vaccine for cholera

WHO prequalifies new oral simplified vaccine for cholera

A new oral vaccine for cholera has received prequalification by the World Health Organization (WHO) on...
Leading health agencies outline updated terminology for pathogens that transmit through the air

Leading health agencies outline updated terminology for pathogens that transmit through...

Following consultation with public health agencies and experts, the World Health Organization (WHO) publishes a global technical consultation report introducing updated terminology for pathogens...
Women in Afghanistan: The future ‘depends on them’

Women in Afghanistan: The future ‘depends on them’

Released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday, Listening to Women Entrepreneurs in Afghanistan, Their Struggle and Resilience, analyzes data collected over the...
UN leaders call for more action to end racism and discrimination

UN leaders call for more action to end racism and discrimination

UN Secretary-General António Guterres celebrated the achievements and contributions of people of African descent from across the world, while addressing the forum via video...