The conflict which broke out in South Sudan between government and opposition forces in December last year has forced around two million people to flee their homes.
A film looking at the provision of AIDS drugs to the world’s poorest people has been described as an intricate tale of “medicine, monopoly and malice.”
The private sector should play an active role in respecting and promoting human rights, according to business people attending a major UN event in Geneva.
Liberia has met targets for treating Ebola patients and for the safe burial of people who died from the disease.
There has been “remarkable” progress in combating the Ebola disease in West Africa, after the number of new cases per month was reduced by half, according to senior UN officials.
Political will and commitment by governments and people throughout the world can make it possible to defeat hunger and malnutrition, according to a senior official of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Women in Liberia are contracting Ebola after having sex with men who have survived the disease, according to a doctor employed by the World Health Organization