Destruction of Ukraine ’ s Healthcare Facilities Violates International Humanitarian Law – Report
On March 6, 2022, Izyum Central City Hospital (Kharkiv oblast) was attacked as a part of what appears to have been a large-scale carpet-bombing campaign. Reportedly, the hospital team had also marked the hospital with a big red cross that could be seen from the air. Credit: UHCBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA, Jan 27 2023 (IPS) While recent reports highlight the growing list of human rights abuses and war crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine, new research has laid bare the massive scale of arguably Russia’s most systematic and deadly campaign of rights violations in the country – the targeting and almost complete destruct...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Armed Conflicts Editors' Choice Europe Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Ukraine Source Type: news

WHO art competition for school students & quot;75 years of improving public health & quot;
Dear students, On 7 April 2023  ̶  World Health Day  ̶  the World Health Organization will observe its 75th birthday. In 1948, countries of the world came together and founded WHO to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable – so everyone, everywhere could attain the highest level of health and well-being. To advance the health and security of all people, WHO works with governments, communities, international organizations, foundations, advocates, researchers and health workers, and WHO’s 75th anniversary year is an opportunity to look back at the public health succe...
Source: WHO EMRO News - January 25, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

WHO launches funding appeal to help a record number of people in complex, intersecting health ...
WHO’s Health Emergency Appeal 2023 calls for US$ 2.54 billion Geneva, 23 January 2023 – WHO is launching its 2023 health emergency appeal today for US$ 2.54 billion to provide assistance to millions of people around the world facing health emergencies. The number of people in need of humanitarian relief has increased by almost a quarter compared to 2022, to a record 339 million.  Currently, WHO is responding to an unprecedented number of intersecting health emergencies: climate change-related disasters such as flooding in Pakistan and food insecurity across the Sahel and in the greater Horn of Africa; the war in...
Source: WHO EMRO News - January 25, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Malawi: USAID Malawi Momentum Tikweze Umoyo Hands Over Cholera Medical Supplies to Five District Health Offices
[Nyasa Times] USAID Malawi Momentum Tikweze Umoyo Project has handed over various medical supplies to five district health offices of Chitipa, Karonga, Nkhotakota, Kasungu and Salima. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Govt Asks WHO for 7.6 Million Doses of Cholera Vaccine
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi government has asked for a donation of 7.6 million doses of cholera vaccine from the World Health Organisation (WHO). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Runs Out of Oral Cholera Vaccine As Death Toll Continues to Soar
[Nyasa Times] Malawi has run out of oral cholera vaccine stocks, triggering fears of more cholera cases as the death toll continues to rise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: 28 Die of Cholera in a Single Day As Villagers Release All Cholera Patients in Balaka
[Nyasa Times] Ministry of Health say twenty eight people died of cholera within 24 hours on Sunday, making it the highest number of cholera deaths to be recorded within a day since the first case of the disease was registered in March last year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Runs Out of Cholera Vaccine
[Nyasa Times] The Ministry of Health has said the country has used all the 2.9 million cholera vaccines in all health facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Climate Conversations
By Mohammad Rakibul Hasan (and AI Artificial Intelligence)DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan 18 2023 (IPS) Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution. However, negotiating a solution has been challenging due to several factors. One of the main reasons that recent COP Climate summits and other international climate talks have not been able to resolve climate change is that there is a lack of consensus among countries on how to address the issue. Developed countries, which have historically been the largest emitters of greenhouse gases, are often unwilling to take on significant emissions reductions or to provide...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mohammad Rakibul Hasan - and AI Artificial Intelligence Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Climate Action Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Food and Agriculture Global Green Economy Headlines Health Migration & Refugees Multimedia Slideshow TerraViva United Natio Source Type: news

Malawi: Castel Malawi in Cholera Sensitization Drive
[Nyasa Times] As cholera cases keep rising in the country, Castel Malawi has taken up an initiative to sensitize its workers on prevention of the rampaging outbreak and the urgent need to be vaccinated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Good Neighbours Malawi Donates Medical Supplies
[Nyasa Times] Good Neighbours International Malawi on Tuesday handed over K16 million worth of cholera and Covid-19 medical supplies to the Ministry of Health to bolster Malawi's fight against the two pandemics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Save the Children Donates Medical Supplies to Malawi Govt
[Nyasa Times] As the cholera scourge continues to claim lives of productive Malawians, Save the Children International - a child rights-based organization - on Wednesday donated medical drugs and supplies to the Malawi Government to enable the government contain the diarrheal disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Reopens Schools Despite Rise in Cholera Cases
[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- There was visible excitement among students when schools reopened Tuesday in Malawi's two biggest cities, Lilongwe and Blantyre, after a two-week suspension caused by a cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Call for Preventive Measures Against Cholera and Covid-19
[AIM] Health Minister Armindo Tiago on 10 January called for strengthened preventive measures against cholera and Covid-19. Speaking to reporters after the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet), Tiago noted that cases of Covid-19 have been on the increase across the globe, particularly in Asia and Latin America. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Society of Medical Doctors Urges Authorities to Encourage Students to Get Cholera Vaccine
[Nyasa Times] The decision to delay the normal school opening calendar in some parts of the country was one of the government's first response to cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news