COVID-19 laid bare barriers faced by 1 billion people with disabilities: UN chief

Marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said on Friday that those with a disability were among the hardest…

United States reports Omicron cases in multiple states

Hawaii has found a case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, officials said, becoming the fifth US…

US reports its first known Omicron case

The United States reported its first Omicron case identified in California and discovered in a traveller…

HIV, COVID exacerbate inequalities, impact people in terms of access to treatment: UN

The early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic were "plagued by confusion, fear, isolation, and discrimination" against…

Barbados looks to bright new republican future

Matt Qvortrup, Coventry University Fifty-five years after gaining independence from Britain in 1966, Barbados has become…

Omicron and market sell-off

Arturo Bris, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) Until the Omicron variant hit the headlines, the…

Omicron underlines need for global ‘pandemic treaty’: WHO

The emergence of the threatening new Omicron variant shows how important it is for the world…