A scientist from the National Institutes of Health will present promising, early results from a human clinical trial testing a novel gene replacement therapy in people with severe sickle cell disease.
A leading cause of death, COPD impacts an estimated 251 million people worldwide(link is external)
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) and USAID’s Power Africa initiative have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will finance power projects in 22 African countries.
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has deployed a fleet of ten new ambulances fitted with critical medical equipment to support emergency health services for Rohingya refugees and local host community residents in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh.
António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino elected as new Director General of UN Migration Agency You are here
Mr. Vitorino, 61 (DOB 12 January 1957), succeeds the United States’ William Lacy Swing, who is leaving IOM after serving two five-year terms as Director General. Mr. Vitorino’s directorship begins on 1 October 2018.
On Friday, The United States announced nearly $16 million in humanitarian assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the crisis there. The funding from the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development includes… Read More ›
Sudanese Government, AU, and UN meet to ensure the effective implementation of UNAMID’s mandate in Darfur
The Government of Sudan, the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) met on Sunday in Khartoum for the 25th meeting of the Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on UNAMID to ensure the effective implementation of UNAMID’s mandate in Darfur. The… Read More ›