Latest Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates
None of the recent shipments were bound for Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia or other countries facing catastrophic levels of hunger. The U.S. is sending up to $1 billion worth of additional arms and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

News Fatigue, Anti-Vax and Wars
Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.                                                     Michel de MontaigneBy Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM, Jul 13 2022 (IPS) During the beginning of the pandemic, people wanted to learn more about COVID-19. Enclosed in their homes they watched with fear and fascination how the pandemic swept over the world, while comparing ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts COVID-19 Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

FAO, UNICEF, WFP and WHO work jointly to accelerate action on maternal and child undernutrition ...
Amman/Cairo 15 June 2022 | Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Near East and North Africa Region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) Middle East and North Africa Region are convening a high-level meeting to accelerate action on maternal and child undernutrition. The meeting brings together senior representatives from ministries of health, agriculture, planning, social welfare and education, and a wide range of stakeholders, including academia, research in...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 16, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

With emergency obstetric care elusive, pregnant women in Yemen face tragic consequences
HADRAMOUT, AMRAN AND TAIZZ GOVERNORATES, Yemen– An internally displaced woman named Hamsa* in labour arrived at Maifa’a Mother and Child Centre in Hadramout Governorate, known to provide free obstetr (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The role of the United Nations in peacemaking in Yemen - Huda MIM, Qaraah AAA.
The United Nations has intervened in Yemeni affairs since the beginning of the crisis after the outbreak of the Arab Spring revolutions that affected several Arab countries, including Yemen. The 2011 revolution took place against the government of Presiden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Russia's war in Ukraine drains attention from crisis in Afghanistan, Yemen, Horn of Africa
There is mounting evidence that the war in Ukraine will worsen crises around the world, siphoning off development aid while causing the price of some goods to spiral. #crises #hornofafrica (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Rags to Riches: Power and progress in Abu Dhabi
The Ethiad TowersBy Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM, Apr 20 2022 (IPS) I recently visited Abu Dhabi and my impressions became intermingled with worries about the war in Ukraine. I also happened to read Livy’s The Early History of Rome, written around the beginning of CE, coming across these lines: The study of history is the best medicine for a sick mind; for in history you have a record of the infinite variety of human experience plainly set out for all to see; and in that record you can find for yourself and your country both examples and warnings; fine things to take as models, base things, rotten through and through, to avoid....
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Energy Headlines Health Labour Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Addressing Gender-Related Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccinations to Ensure Vaccinations for All
Credit: United Nations By Jacqui Stevenson and Sagri SinghKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 20 2022 (IPS) As a global pandemic, COVID-19 and its continued impacts are unprecedented. Yet many of the challenges that emerged in public health responses to COVID-19 not only had precedence, but were predictable. As the international community observes World Immunization Week (April 24-30), it is a critical moment to reflect on what lessons have, and have not, been learned, and how we can accelerate progress towards vaccine equity. The theme of the 2022 World Immunization Week is “Long Life for All”, a framing which underscores t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jacqui Stevenson and Sagri Singh Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Global Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

US and Russia clash over cause of food price rises
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is accusing Russia of making the precarious food situation in Yemen and elsewhere even worse by invading Ukraine #unitednations (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN unveils plan to prevent stricken oil tanker disaster off Yemen coast
Critical funding and timely action are needed to prevent a decaying tanker anchored close to Yemen’s coastline from sparking a major oil spill, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the country said on Friday in New York. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Yemen president cedes powers to council as Saudi Arabia pushes to end war
Yemen's president delegated power to a presidential council and dismissed his deputy on Thursday in a move aimed at supporting U.N.-led efforts to revive negotiations to end the bitter seven-year... #saudiarabia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Commitment key to Yemen truce success: UN envoy
Commitment will be critical to the success of the two-month truce in Yemen that began on Saturday, the UN Special Envoy for the country, Hans Grundberg, has said. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UN welcomes announcement of two-month truce in Yemen
A two-month truce in Yemen which goes into effect on Saturday must be a first step in ending the county’s devastating war, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on the eve of the ceasefire.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen: eight years on, WHO is strengthening the health system, ...
27 March 2022 Since 2015, Yemen has faced a severe and complex humanitarian crisis due largely to the growing activities of armed groups, inter-community tensions, and economic decline. The Yemen crisis is also linked to additional factors such as food and nutrition insecurity, COVID-19, other disease outbreaks, climate change, and natural disasters. A devastated health system, disruption of water and sanitation networks, and massive numbers of displaced people have fueled the rapid spread of diseases including cholera, diphtheria, measles, polio, and dengue. Yet, amidst the devastation, the Yemeni people remain determ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 27, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

UN chief condemns attacks on civilian facilities in Saudi Arabia and Yemen
Recent escalation of the conflict in Yemen drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news