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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases have resulted in deaths. By Mohammad...

    New Zealand to Repeal World-First Law Banning Tobacco Sales for Future Generations

    The Public Health Communication Center, a Wellington-based advocacy group called the arguments proffered by the government as “‘Zombie arguments’ that New Zealand’s smoke-free measures...

    Pakistan’s People Victims of Calculus of Climate Injustice: António Guterres

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said at the United Nations General Assembly that a third of Pakistan had been deluged and that many island States...

    Relief: Monkeypox Not a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, Says WHO

    The Emergency Committee pointed out that disease has been circulating in a number of African countries for decades and has been neglected in terms...

    COVID-19 Could Derail SDGs for Next Five Years, Says Report

    The progress of SDGs was already lagging before the pandemic. Scientists have warned that COVID-19 will remain uncontrolled in many countries unless coordinated action...

    Successive Heatwaves in India, Pakistan Highlight Role Of Early Warnings

    It is premature to attribute the extreme heat in India and Pakistan solely to climate change. However, it is consistent with the expectation in...

    Healthcare Inequities Exposed by COVID-19 Pandemic

    While India has made great strides in reducing inequalities in healthcare, large access gaps by socioeconomic status remain. For instance, a study of outpatients...

    Can the Upcoming WHO Pandemic Treaty Negotiations be Immunised Against Profiteers?

    In a letter written to the WHO, civil society leaders have urged the global health body to ensure equity, transparency and accountability during public...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases...
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    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written...

    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations,...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a...