More and more people are using their wealth to acquire residency or citizenship in countries that are considered more “desirable”.
The cost of keeping those suffering from HIV alive is putting some countries, most notably in Africa, in insurmountable debt.
Far more people with HIV are now living longer, thanks to new antiretroviral drug treatments.
The value of women’s unpaid work deserves greater recognition in societies around the world.
The refugee crisis which has seen nearly 4.4 million Syrians flee their homes is unlikely to recede in the New Year.
That’s according to Melissa Fleming, the senior spokesperson for the UN Refugee Agency.
The security situation in Darfur has stabilized over the past two years, according to the Force Commander at the joint African Union/United Nations operation there, known as
The Ebola outbreak in Guinea has ended, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday.
The amount of money required to meet global humanitarian needs in 2016 is “tremendous,” according to the man heading up the World Humanitarian Summit to be held in Turkey next May.
With several countries in central Africa due to hold elections in 2016, the need for “free and fair” electoral processes is being emphasized.
Displaced by Colombia’s armed conflict, this family now lives in Arjona, an impoverished community outside Cartagena on the northern coast. Photo:Kristy Siegfried/IRIN
Human health is bound to suffer if global warming goes beyond the limits agreed in December at the Paris climate change conference.
That’s the view of Jörg Hacker, a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board.