Category: Health
7 mln internally displaced in Sudan,2 mln more out of country_thumbnail

More than half of the 7 million internally displaced people are children. In addition, some 2 million people have fled across borders into neighboring countries, said Stephane Dujarric, chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, quoting figures from the International Organization for Migration, Xinhua reported. “For our part, we and our humanitarian partners continue to […]

Iran’s Health Minister attends WHO session in Geneva_thumbnail

The World Health Assembly is held every year at the headquarters of the World Health Organization in Geneva with the participation of 192 ministers of health from the member countries. The Seventy-seventh World Health Assembly is being held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 27 May – 1 June 2024. The theme of this year’s Health Assembly […]

Aid flow into Gaza dropped by two-thirds: UN_thumbnail

In a report released on Wednesday, OCHA said a daily average of 176 relief trucks reached Gaza between April 1 and May 6, compared to 58 that reached Gaza between May 7 and May 28, down by 67 percent. “The amount of food and other aid entering Gaza, already insufficient to meet the soaring needs, […]

Flash floods leave 62 dead in north Afghanistan_thumbnail

A disaster management official in the northern province of Baghlan said heavy seasonal rains sparked the flooding, and residents were unprepared for the sudden rush of water. “The number of dead in today’s flood in Baghlan province has risen to 62,” Hedayatullah Hamdard, the head of the provincial natural disaster management department, told AFP. The […]

Death toll from flooding in Kenya rises to nearly 190_thumbnail

According to the Ministry of Interior and National Administration, downpours and thunderstorms in over 28 of the country’s 47 counties have resulted in widespread displacement, affecting 196,290 people from 33,100 households. “A total of 125 people have been reported injured, 90 people are currently missing, and an estimated 165,500 others were affected by the heavy […]

Light plane crash kills 2 in Australia_thumbnail

Xinhua reported citing a statement from the state’s Country Fire Authority (CFA) indicating that the crashed plane was a “powered glider.” “Incident deemed under control at 2:13 p.m. and safe at 3:34 p.m. Emergency service crews will remain on scene for quite some time,” said the CFA. Located in the state’s northeastern, Mount Beauty is […]

2 terrorists killed in drone strike in SE Iran_thumbnail

The anti-terrorist operation was conducted on Thursday night in the suburbs of Zahedan city in Sistan and Baluchestan province, Zardis News Agency reported. During the operation, the terrorists’ vehicle was hit and two of them were killed. No further details have been released so far. MNA/6088793

Intl. system has to do more in fighting illegal drugs_thumbnail

President Ebrahim Raeisi said in the meeting of the Anti-Narcotics Headquarters on Saturday that Iran has sacrificed a lot in the anti-narcotics fight. He added that the Anti-Narcotics Headquarters needs transformation in its functions. The president said that, “It is very important to hold the international system responsible in the field of fighting against drugs. […]

25 dead, 3 injured in Istanbul night club fire_thumbnail

The fire, of unknown cause, broke out in a building on Gündoğdu Street in Gayrettepe Yıldız Posta Avenue, Daily Sabah reported. Upon notification, fire, medical and police teams were dispatched to the scene. Police took precautions in the surrounding area. Firefighters intervened with 31 vehicles and 86 personnel in the fire. The injured are being […]

UN Security Council adopts Gaza ceasefire resolution_thumbnail

The United Nations Security Council has demanded an immediate ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas in Gaza and the immediate and unconditional release of all Israeli capitives as the United States abstained from the vote, Al Jazeera reported. The remaining 14 council members voted for the resolution on Monday. This item is ebing […]

Iran’s pharmaceutical industry grows by over 11% in a year_thumbnail

The country’s pharmaceutical industry registered more than 11 percent in the previous year (ended March 19, 2024) compared to a year earlier, Heidar Mohammadi said. The FDA chief pointed out that the export of medicines doubled in the previous year compared to a year before. The activists of the pharmaceutical industry of the country believe […]

Number of victims in Moscow terrorist attack rises to 285_thumbnail

The death toll stands at 133 and the number of injured has risen to 152, according to the ministry. On Friday night, unidentified gunmen fired indiscriminately at concert-goers at Crocus City Hall in suburban Moscow, causing substantial civilian casualties. A large blaze later led to the collapse of the building’s roof. On Saturday, Russia’s Federal […]

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