Jaime Nadal, Ukraine lead for the UNFPA, revealed that the hospital in Mariupol is “not the only one” that has fallen under assault.Read more here
With the war in Ukraine now in its third week, UN political affairs chief Rosemary DiCarlo warned the Security Council on Friday that direct attacks against civilians and civilian objects are prohibited under international law, and may amount to war crimes.Read more here
As the war in Ukraine enters its third week, the scale of the devastation is placing the health of all Ukrainians—and the country’s health care system itself—in peril. Read more here
Invasion of Ukraine: Neighbours struggle with refugee influx; UN expresses ‘horror’ at Mariupol hospital attack
The exodus of millions of Ukrainians from their country following the Russian invasion could overwhelm neighboring countries, UN humanitarians warned on Wednesday, as the head of the UN Children’s Fund, expressed her horror over the reported destruction of a maternity hospital in the stricken coastal city of Mariupol, which has been under heavy bombardment for [...]
Thousands of Russian doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers have signed an open letter to President Vladimir Putin urging him to put an end to war in Ukraine.Read more here
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday that it was dangerous to assume the Omicron variant would herald the end of COVID-19's acutest phase, exhorting nations to stay focused to beat the pandemic. Click here to read more.
Early reports that Omicron causes less-severe disease than Delta seem to be borne out, but it's not yet clear to what extent that's due to the baronet itself versus the populations its infecting. Click here to know more.
The panel represented a diverse group of trauma survivors, including indigenous Canadians, child and sexual assault survivors, victims of trafficking, racism, bullying, members of LGBTQ+ community, as well as other forms of violence and discrimination. Panel members included Allen Ashby, Chaimaa Cheref, Cheyenne Hill, Carla Murray, Taryn Putinia and Indie Sozo. Watch trailer here! [...]