Showing posts with label health. Show all posts
Showing posts with label health. Show all posts

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Unilateral Measures Imposed on Syrians Amount to War Crimes: UN Special Rapporteur

Unilateral Measures Imposed on Syrians Amount to War Crimes

Unilateral measures imposed on the Syrian people severely affect human rights, hamper any efforts of early recovery, and block the reconstruction process in Syria, a UN official said.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Serbia Leads in Cancer Deaths in Europe After NATO Strikes, Oncology Institute Director Says - Sputnik International

Serbia Leads in Cancer Deaths in Europe After NATO Strikes

(Sputnik) - The use of depleted uranium bombs by NATO in 1999 and the destruction of environmentally hazardous facilities during air strikes led to Serbia currently leading in cancer deaths across Europe, Danica Grujicic, director of the Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia (IORS), told Sputnik.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Friday, November 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia Still Blocking Aid to Yemen despite Pledge to Lift Siege

Saudi Arabia Still Blocking Aid to Yemen despite Pledge to Lift Siege
Aid agencies said Saudi Arabia had not fulfilled its promise to reopen humanitarian aid corridors into northern Yemen on Thursday, leaving the main aid lifeline closed for tens of thousands of starving people.

Friday, November 3, 2017

UN says Australia has duty to take care of asylum seekers in PNG

Manus Island
The UN human rights office called on Australia Friday to restore food, water and health services to some 600 interned refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, Reuters reports.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Canada sharing information with US on all US citizens entering Canada

US citizens entering Canada
Canada Border Services Agency has already begun sharing information with the U.S. Homeland Security department on all U.S. citizens entering Canada each day, according to Canada Broadcasting Corporation Thursday.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Tobacco-growing Cuba marks World No Tobacco Day

Despite its world-famous tobacco crop, Cuba on Wednesday celebrated World No Tobacco Day with zeal, launching anti-smoking campaigns in the media, at schools and in healthcare centers.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Scientists forecast increase of senile dementia in Cuba

Nearly 160,000 people are now suffering senile dementia in Cuba, and the figure is estimated to reach 300,000 in 2040, representing 2.7 percent of the total population, the official newspaper "Granma" disclosed on Tuesday.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

India Saves Almost 200 Children in Biggest Child Labor Bust

Indian police on Tuesday rescued nearly 200 children working in brick kilns in the southern state of Telangana, in one of the biggest operations contained within the government’s ongoing efforts to tackle child labor and trafficking.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Half voters think Clinton gives false health information

As Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was scrambling to quell speculations about the U.S. Democratic candidate's health, a survey released on Wednesday found half of registered voters believe that Clinton gave false information about her health to the public.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

300 million Chinese suffering from 'hidden hunger,' academic says

"At present, 2 billion people around the world are suffering from 'hidden hunger,' and the number in China is 300 million," said Wan Jianmin, an academic with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, during a lecture on Sept. 1.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Yemen faces dire humanitarian situation: UN official

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, said Thursday that Yemen is one of the more invisible crises in the region and in the world right now, given the dire humanitarian situation people face there on a daily basis, a UN spokesman told reporters.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Thousands Pray for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Recovery at Dharamshala

DHARAMSHALA: Residents of Dharamshala including monks, nuns and staff of the Central Tibetan Administration gathered at the Tsuglakhang today to pray for the quick recovery of His Holiness the Dalai lama, who is undergoing prostate treatment in the US.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...