GENEVA – A report issued on the eve of an international AIDS conference in Mexico finds progress in combating the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is receding. The joint U.N. program on HIV/AIDS, known as UNAIDS, warns the pace of progress in …"Progress Toward Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Receding"
Efforts to manage the HIV epidemic in much of sub-Saharan Africa need to specifically target sections of the population that are most vulnerable to HIV infection. Two such key populations include men who have sex with men and transgender women. …"HIV in Kenya: high risk groups aren’t getting the attention they need"
General Assembly, Economic and Social Council Better Placed to Handle Youth Issues, Says Russian Federation’s Representative
The Security Council’s youth, peace and security agenda is beginning to make a difference for young people in conflict zones and other vulnerable situations, …"Youth, Peace, Security Agenda Starting to Make Difference for Young People in Conflict Zones, But Much Work Remains, Advocates Tell Security Council"
MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND RELATIVES OF THE LATE MAMA RAHAB WAMBUI MUHUNI
It is with profound sadness and a deep sense of loss that I have this morning received news of the death of Mama Rahab …"MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND RELATIVES OF THE LATE MAMA RAHAB WAMBUI MUHUNI"
WASHINGTON – Medical providers say some pregnant women in developing countries have lost access to prenatal health care because of the Trump administration’s expanded global gag rule that cut aid to international organizations involved in abortion-related activities.
A recent study …"Pregnant Women Overseas Lose Access to Pre-Natal Care Due to Trump’s ‘Global Gag Rule’"
Every year, more than 750 million container movements take place around the globe by sea, transporting 90 per cent of the world’s cargo. Most containers carry legal merchandise, but some are being used to smuggle drugs, weapons, and other illicit …"UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme reaches 300 metric tons of cocaine seized globally"