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.
Protecting citizens expected to be major challenge for UN in 2016
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.
One suburb of the Filipino capital, Manila, is trying to confront the issue of violence against women using a novel form of community patrolling.
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.