The United Nations said Thursday it will broker new talks between rival institutions from war-torn Libya next week to try to break a deadlock on the rules for long-awaited elections. " Aguila Saleh and President of the High Council of State Khaled Al-Mishri have accepted my invitation to meet at...
malaria
Scientists say that a new type of bed net that can neutralise mosquitoes resistant to traditional insecticides has significantly reduced malaria infections in Tanzania. The net demonstrated a significant reduction in malaria prevalence compared to the standard pyrethroid-only net, nearly halving infections in children over the two years it has...
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that Egypt’s and Nigeria’s medical products regulatory agencies had reached maturity level 3. This means that these national bodies have been found to function well and that they could be eligible for inclusion into the transitional WHO Listed Authorities, a list that...
UNIDO and EIB sign a Joint Declaration to strengthen cooperation; Focus on the circular economy, clean energy, climate change action and access to finance; with Initial focus on Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Meeting at the EIB's headquarters in Luxembourg, Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial...
Africa will start talks with the World Health Organization about getting the first approved malaria vaccine to the continent as soon as possible, the African Union's top health official, John Nkengasong said, amid calls for funding for drugs beyond COVID-19. John Nkengasong spoke a day after the WHO said RTS,S...