Ebola
Uganda needs equipment and solidarity in the face of Ebola outbreak

The health system in Uganda has faced the Ebola outbreak without enough personal protective equipment or effective vaccines, leading to concern among activists and health workers alike

Daily Round-up | Brazil elections go to second round & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the Brazil election, the ceasefire in Yemen, protests in UK over the cost of living crisis, and the Ebola situation n Uganda

Uganda prepares for Ebola response

At least seven cases of Ebola of the rarer Sudan strain were recorded in Uganda as of September 22. The WHO has deployed medical supplies and expert staff to support epidemiologists in the country

Why Cuban doctors deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Amid continued attacks on Cuban doctors who are on the front-lines of battling COVID-19 across the world, Vijay Prashad makes a case for why they deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Cuban doctors leave for Azerbaijan Cuban doctors land in Azerbaijan to help fight COVID-19

Over 100 medical professionals from the Henry Reeve Brigade arrived in Azerbaijan on Monday. The brigade, founded by Fidel Castro in 2005, has worked in more than 25 countries during the COVID-19 pandemic

Why did the World Health Organization wait until March to declare a global pandemic?

The 2005 regulations pushed on the World Health Organization by the United States and the Europeans hampered the WHO’s ability to declare an emergency and a pandemic

WHO Malaria Warning In Africa, malaria deaths may double if preventive measures halted: WHO

WHO head for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, warned governments against ignoring other diseases, quoting a study stating that malaria deaths in Africa could double to close to 769,000 this year if preventive measures are not implemented on time