Epidemics

World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness

The United Nations is commemorating the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness on Sunday, underscoring the need to learn lessons from the coronavirus pandemic, and urging greater investments in preparedness, to confront future health emergencies.

News in Brief 9 October 2019

  • Alarming number of women mistreated during childbirth: WHO study 
  • Conference to fund global disease fight kicks off in France 
  • UN celebrates postal network on World Day 
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