August, 2020

  • 6 August

    WHO Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

    -Editorial The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. In line with this theme, WHO and UNICEF are calling on governments to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counseling, a critical component of breastfeeding support. Breastfeeding provides every child with the best …

  • 4 August

    Robots use in Rwanda to fight against COVID-19

    -Editorial One of the challenges being faced worldwide is the rate of infection of health professionals while treating COVID-19 patients. Although Rwanda is on track to meet most of the required quota, the country cannot afford the set back that a pandemic like COVID-19 among health professionals would cause. To …

July, 2020

  • 25 July

    Several Countries Banned U.S. Tourists Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial As COVID-19 cases rise in the United States, many countries around the world have banned U.S. tourists to enter into their countries. More than 4.1 million people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus and at least 146,200 have died, according to recent data. Several Presidential …

  • 24 July


    By: Teodoro Renteria Arróyave Of course, we must worry about economic COVID, which the entire world is already facing, but not to the degree of total despair that has been caused in previous crises, taking people to suicides, regrettable events that, obviously, have no regress. António Guterres himself, Secretary-General of …

  • 19 July

    EU-India Virtual Summit Promises a Great Future for Trade

    -Editorial India and the European Union committed to a framework for strategic cooperation until 2025 and vowed to cooperate on their response to the coronavirus pandemic, and at the United Nations Security Council. The assurances came as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with the European Council President Charles Michel …

  • 15 July

    More than 150 countries engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility

    -Editorial Seventy-five countries have submitted expressions of interest to protect their populations and those of other nations through joining the COVAX Facility, a mechanism designed to guarantee rapid, fair, and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines worldwide. The 75 countries, which would finance the vaccines from their own public finance budgets, …

  • 12 July


    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. – U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte is reminding Virgin Islanders and visitors to the Territory to continue complying with public health guidance to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Territory. Responding to international reports concerning a spike in cases in …

  • 11 July

    WHO and partners to help more than 1 billion people quit tobacco to reduce risk of COVID-19

    -Editorial A new Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco aims to help the world’s 1.3 billion tobacco users quit. Stopping smoking is more important than ever as evidence reveals that smokers are more likely than non-smokers to have severe outcomes from COVID-19. The project gives people free access to nicotine replacement …

  • 9 July

    Countries failing to prevent violence against children

    -Editorial Half of the world’s children, or approximately 1 billion children each year are affected by physical, sexual or psychological violence, suffering injuries, disabilities, and death, because countries have failed to follow established strategies to protect them. This is according to a new report published today by the World Health …

  • 5 July

    Coronavirus and pregnancy – preserving maternal health across the European Region

    -Editorial The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many health systems to the brink, resulting in non-urgent care being deprioritized to make way for thousands of COVID-19 patients. However, there are some areas that cannot wait, and one of them is maternal health. Reductions in access to and use of essential maternal …