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U.N. Highlights Food Security, Ending Hunger At Milan Expo

U.N. News Centre: U.N.-backed Expo in Milan spotlights need to ensure healthy, safe and sufficient food for all “The world produces more than enough food to ‘feed every member of the human family,’ yet one in nine people still go hungry, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underscored [Friday] in a…

World Needs More Health Care Workers In Rural Areas, ILO Report Shows

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: New ILO Report: The World Needs More Rural Health Workers, a Lot More Aanjalie Collure, a communications fellow with IntraHealth International, discusses a new report from the U.N. International Labor Organization, titled “Global Evidence on Inequities in Rural Health Protection,” that found “without adequate numbers of health…

U.S. Closes Ebola Treatment Unit In Liberia As Country Prepares To Be Declared Ebola-Free

Agence France-Presse: Liberia closes U.S.-built Ebola unit “The United States decommissioned its treatment unit Thursday for Liberian health care workers infected with Ebola, with the country set to be declared free of the virus within two weeks…” (4/30). VOA News: U.S. Shuts Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia “…Liberia has gone…

May 2015 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The May 2015 WHO Bulletin includes news, research, and policy articles on various topics, as well as editorials on measuring self-reported HIV status and calling for papers on improving the health of women, children, and adolescents (May 2015).

After 15-Year Vaccination Campaign, Rubella Eliminated From The Americas, Global Health Authorities Announce

Agence France-Presse: Rubella is gone from the Americas: global health authorities “Improved vaccine campaigns have led to the elimination of rubella — an infectious disease that can cause birth defects — from North, Central, and South America, global health authorities said Wednesday…” (4/29). Associated Press: German measles officially eliminated in…

International Community Must Do More To Combat Drug-Resistant Microbes, WHO Report Says

News outlets continue to report on a new survey from the WHO on antibiotic resistance. Agence France-Presse: World failing in fight against antibiotic resistance: WHO “The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fueling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers,…

West African Nations Begin Ebola Recovery, But Disease Persists In Some Areas

Deseret News: As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages “…While [Ebola] has not been completely eradicated, the number of new cases has slowed to a trickle, and when the country’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, visited Washington this week, he said it was time to…

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