New global compact aims to drive down diabetes deaths, boost insulin access

Increasing access to affordable insulin is among the objectives of the new Global Diabetes Compact, launched…

Lack of exercise linked to more severe COVID symptoms and a higher risk of death

Among Covid-19 patients, a lack of exercise is linked to more severe symptoms and a higher…

Biden under pressure to end support for ‘Yemen suffering’

A letter that members of Congress sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken increased growing pressure…

Millions of women living lives ‘governed by others’, UN report shows

Almost half of women in some 57 countries do not have the power to make choices…

Hindu group protests hatemonger Narsinghanand’s online US event

Narsinghanand became news again last week when he addressed a press conference in Delhi and used…

Myanmar violence ‘must cease immediately’: UN agencies

The UN Country Team in Myanmar on Monday, reiterated its call for an end to violence…

Low-income countries have received just 0.2 per cent of all COVID-19 shots given

Although more than 700 million vaccine doses have been administered globally, richer countries have received more…