Initiative Aims to Expand Diabetes Treatment

GENEVA – On the eve of World Diabetes Day, November 14, the World Health Organization is launching a new initiative it believes will allow greater access to life-saving insulin at lower prices for a greater …

Security Stymies Effort to End Ebola in Congo

GENEVA – The World Health Organization says that dangers posed by armed groups in two eastern Democratic Republic of Congo provinces are impeding progress in the battle to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola …

International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) Final Judiciary Forensic Seminar

In the framework of bilateral cooperation between the government of Algeria, and the United States Department of Justice, International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), the fifth and final iteration of the ICITAP-sponsored Judicial/Police Forensic …

UN: Al-Shabab Remains ‘Potent Threat’ in Somalia and Region

Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain “a potent threat” to regional peace and are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating government institutions, U.N. experts say.

The panel of experts’ report to the …

EU Approval of First Ebola Vaccine is Game Changer

This week the European Commission gave approval to a Ebola vaccine � an act that the World Health Organization calls landmark moment for global health and a likely game-changer in the battle against this deadly …

How Do You Save Endangered Gorillas? With Lots of Human Help

Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior …

Guinea President Replaces Security Minister Following Deadly Protests

CONAKRY – Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate.

Conde, 81, is due to step down …