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  1. COVID-19: Wealthy nations urged to delay youth vaccines, donate to solidarity scheme

    - UN News

    The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday appealed for wealthier countries to delay vaccinating younger people against COVID-19 and instead donate doses to the COVAX global vaccine solidarity initiative. 

  2. Where are the Women? How Pandemic Decisions are Ingraining Global Gender Bias

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, May 14 (IPS) - There are teams of experts around the world right now tackling the coronavirus pandemic, providing pathways to put an end to this deadly global scourge and charting the course for recovery.

  3. Russias Sputnik Diplomacy

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, May 13 (IPS) - While Western countries were busy with their own vaccination campaigns, Russia has filled the leadership vacuum in developing countries.

    Amid the West’s scramble for vaccines, a trickle of news flies under the radar. Argentina becomes the first country in South America to produce Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. The first shipment of Sputnik V is promised to Peru by May.

  4. First Person: ‘God save us from famine’

    - UN News

    The conflict in Yemen forced Asia El-Sayeed Ali and her family from her home in Aden’s Al Tawahi district, where there was active fighting, in 2015. Today, she works at a health clinic supported by the World Food Programme (WFP), where she cares for children, and their mothers, suffering from malnutrition.

  5. Reimagining Education with Imagination

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, May 12 (IPS) - To achieve SDG4 on quality inclusive education, we must prioritize mental health. The month of May marks mental health awareness month or mental health awareness week in several countries around the world. Many people will be reading posts and blogs about the importance of getting more sunshine and exercise to avoid the blues, about ways to deal with the stress of the pandemic, about dealing with everyday challenges that disrupt our striving for happiness.

  6. It Takes a Community to Defeat COVID-19

    - Inter Press Service

    DEHRADUN, India/ABUJA, May 12 (IPS) - The media is awash with the devastating news of deaths and sufferings due to COVID-19 coming out of India. What most media outlets overlook is the way Indian communities are rallying to save lives, reduce sufferings and stop the current wave of the pandemic.

  7. Top COVID probe urges bold overhaul of pandemic prevention measures

    - UN News

    A prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) appointed panel on Wednesday urged bold action to end the COVID-19 crisis, while also calling for the UN agency to be given greater authority to respond more quickly to future threats. 

  8. India Under Siege From Covid-19: The Worst Yet to Come

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW DELHI, India, May 11 (IPS) - The Coronavirus infections and deaths in India recorded a daily high on Monday, 10 May, with 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths as reported by the Indian health ministry, taking India's total tally to 22.66 million with 246,116 deaths. Experts have raised a flag stating India's actual figures could be far higher than what is currently being reported.

  9. One Health Approach Key to Tackling Africas Challenges

    - Inter Press Service

    IBADAN, Nigeria, May 11 (IPS) - The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that global health challenges cannot be solved only by health sector interventions.

  10. Islamic social financing initiative aims to help economic recovery, pandemic response

    - UN News

    As the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank teamed up on Tuesday to help the most vulnerable. 

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