The creation of the African Medicines Agency with the objective of maintaining European standards for medicines in the continent may hamper the supply of regular and economical versions of medicines in areas where access is already skewed
The significance of this day is being felt now more than ever as we stand in the midst of a pandemic
Authorities are worried that if drastic steps are not taken, the health system might face a major crisis putting the lives and health of Palestinian people at risk
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the US decision to leave the World Health Organization. He points out that this is yet another instance of US exceptionalism and describes how the country iis one of the largest beneficiaries of WHO’s vaccine program.
Pakistan has the second highest number of cases in south Asia after India. The World Health Organization had earlier recommended the re-imposition of restrictions that had been lifted by the government of Pakistan.
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the decision by the Donald Trump administration to impose sanctions on the International Criminal Court. The ICC is conducting a probe into war crimes by the US in Afghanistan.
Since the world first heard about COVID-19 in December 2019, nearly every corner of the planet has been affected by this pandemic. Based on what media around the world is saying, it’s hard to know what is true and what is not.
Aijaz Ahmad talks to Vijay Prashad about the anti-people’s policies of the US government under Donald Trump
The 73rd World Health Assembly saw the US continue its attack on China and the World Health Organization. The WHA recognized immunization as a global public health good but failed to do the same for vaccines
Former Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar talks about the two-day World Health Assembly where COVID-19 was a major focus area
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the patterns in the spread of COVID-19 and the differences in the preparedness of various countries.
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha takes stock of the current COVID-19 numbers. He discusses the global plans to lift lockdowns and restrictions and talks about how ready we are for such a step.