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  1. When Girls Have Access to Technologies, A True Digital Revolution Will Be In Sight

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Oct 11 (IPS) - This year’s International Day of the Girl theme, Digital Generation, Our Generationcelebrates the potential of digital technologies while calling for the inclusion of all girls in accessing technology.

    The digital revolution will not be realized if girls without access to digital solutions are left behind.

  2. Make mental healthcare for all a reality, urges Guterres

    - UN News

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on mental health worldwide, and action must be taken to “redress the glaring inequalities exposed by the pandemic”, including over access to vital services, declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ahead of World Mental Health Day, marked on Sunday. 

  3. Mounting Scramble for Coronavirus Vaccines in Zimbabwe

    - Inter Press Service

    HARARE, Zimbabwe, Oct 08 (IPS) - More than a month ago, she lost her parents, brother, and wife, to the coronavirus. Then her fiancé battled COVID-19, but 27-year-old Melinda Gavi said she had not contracted the disease.

  4. UN health agency issues definition of post COVID-19 condition to aid treatment

    - UN News

    The first official clinical definition of living with “post COVID” sickness, has been agreed upon following global consultation and released to help boost treatment for sufferers, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

  5. Build Forward Fairer in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    - Inter Press Service

    JAKARTA, Oct 08 (IPS) - Cities have been epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic since 2020. City authorities have been the frontlines responders—from running testing stations, to managing food distribution, to disposing of corpses. Yet they are often under-resourced, and their critical role in policy implementation is often overlooked.

  6. World misses most 2020 mental health targets: WHO

    - UN News

    At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting a growing need for mental health support, there has been a worldwide failure to provide people with the services they need, a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded.

  7. COVID-19: Global vaccine plan aims to end ‘two-track pandemic’

    - UN News

    The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday unveiled an $8 billion pathway out of the COVID-19 pandemic, in a bid to make vaccines accessible to everyone, everywhere. 

  8. The CDC Turns Its Back on Migrants and Science

    - Inter Press Service

    PHILADELPHIA, US, Oct 07 (IPS) - Last month, asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border appeared to have won a victory, however temporary, in their last-ditch bid for safety in the United States. It was also a victory for evidence-based public health policy.

  9. Where on Earth is a Water-Secure World?

    - Inter Press Service

    HAMILTON, Canada, Oct 07 (IPS) - It is not uncommon for a water-centric research, policy or development organization or network to declare its long-term vision of the “water-secure world”. It reads nicely and feels great.

  10. WHO endorses 'historic' malaria vaccine for at-risk children

    - UN News

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine, in what the UN health agency’s chief described on Wednesday as “an historic day” for the decades-long battle against the deadly disease. 

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