Wiki Unseen will help address the visual and written underrepresentation of several Black historical figures on Wikipedia and in the media repository Wikimedia Commons.
Investing 1 dollar per person per year could save 7 million lives in low- and lower-middle-income countries – WHO
A new WHO report shows that close to 7 million deaths could be prevented by 2030 if low- and lower-middle-income countries were to make an additional investment of less than a dollar per person per year in the prevention and… Read More ›
the majority countries in Africa cannot access sufficient vaccine to meet even the global goals of 10% coverage in all countries by September and 40% by end 2021, let alone the African Union’s goal of 70% in 2022.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Save the Children, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) welcome the opportunity to make rotavirus vaccine available to more children living in humanitarian crises thanks to a landmark pricing agreement with the manufacturer, GSK.
The World Health organization (WHO0 has raised alarm requesting increased vigilance in African countries likely to be affected by falsified VITAMIN A (retinol) capsules identified in Chad and reported to WHO in November 2020.
Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa have surged by 40% in the last month, pushing Africa’s death toll towards 100 000 since the first reported case on the continent on 14 February 2020. This comes as Africa battles new, more contagious variants and gears up for its largest-ever vaccination drive.
The Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions has approved funding for initiatives that will boost the cultural and creative industries in developing countries around the world.