The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that children in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions on the continent with moderate-to-high malaria transmission receive a malaria vaccine.The vaccine, known as Mosquirix, proved
Rampant discrimination against the Indigenous San people in Namibia is denying them access to healthcare and leaving them vulnerable to deadly diseases such as tuberculosis (TB) and its multi-drug resistant
Fifteen African countries have succeeded in fully vaccinating at least 10 percent of their populations against COVID-19 by September 30, a goal set by the World Health Organization in May.
As Africa records more than 8.3 million COVID-19 cases, the continent continues to suffer from a severe shortage of vaccines. Less than 4% of the continent has been fully vaccinated
The COVID-19 situation has improved significantly and nearly 1.6 million people received vaccinations.• Over 6,700 people, of whom 57% were children, were displaced or moved within Cabo Delgado.• The UNICEF-supported
In little more than a year from the onset of COVID-19, scientists successfully developed vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus for world-wide use.Three main factors contributed to this extraordinary feat.One, unprecedented
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, Chad’s President Mahamat Idriss Deby and Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni are set to address the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday.Access to COVID-19 vaccines has been
Amnesty International is accusing the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies of creating an “unprecedented human rights crisis” by failing to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines for the world’s poorest nations.In a report