Global Health

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News in Brief 18 October 2022

  • Women and children pay heaviest price in global health reversals
  • Impact of Tigray strikes on civilians ‘utterly staggering’: Türk
  • Iran: Killing and detention of children ‘deeply worrying’
Millions of children across Yemen face serious threats due to malnutrition, in particular, and the lack of basic health services, in general.

Monday’s Daily Brief: Progress and pitfalls in child rights, millions of Afghans acutely food insecure, Middle East nuclear-free zone, social media and child detention

A recap of Monday’s stories in brief: Uneven child rights progress; over 10 million  Afghans severely food insecure; Middle East nuclear weapons conference gets underway; Social media posts increasing child detention cases; UN and partners commit to universal health.