World Health Organization re-elect Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as director general

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) members re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as Director General by a strong majority for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said on Tuesday. The vote by secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh from Djibouti at a major annual meeting, was seen as a formality since Tedros… Read More World Health Organization re-elect Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as director general

Donors pledge over $1.1billion to aid Afghanistan

Donors have pledged more than $1.1 billion to help Afghanistan, where poverty and hunger have spiralled since the Islamist Taliban took power, and foreign aid has dried up, raising the spectre of a mass exodus. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, speaking halfway through a U.N. conference seeking $606 million to meet Afghanistan’s most pressing needs, said… Read More Donors pledge over $1.1billion to aid Afghanistan