Tag Archives: Global

‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds

LONDON, September 17 – (Reuters) – Despite steady development gains, a child’s birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you’re born in, life is harder if you’re a girl, a major report said on Tuesday. The analysis by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a leading philanthropic… Read More »

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends – Medical News Today

Nutrition is at the core of health management. Without good nutrition, people face a much greater risk of developing health problems. In a new report, the World Health Organization urge all health services to place nutrition guidelines front and center going forward. A new WHO report stresses the importance of appropriate nutrition related healthcare and… Read More »

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict

Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami are the cities most likely to see the next measles outbreaks, according to an unusual new study. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University mapped the 25 American counties most at risk of measles because of their vaccine-exemption rates and proximity to airports. A similar… Read More »