Last week, Nigeria met an important milestone: An entire year without a reported case of polio. This leaves just two countries where polio is endemic.
“Enough is enough” – Asian labor rights advocates call for change as death toll mounts in Bangladesh
The Asia Network for the Rights of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV), meeting in Bangkok this week, called for changes in the system that has led to disasters that have killed more than 1300 workers in the past eight months.
Earlier this week, a UN official told AFP that a child in North Waziristan, Pakistan had contracted polio -- the first reported case since tribesman in North Waziristan stopped authorities from conducted a vaccination campaign in June last year
Over the course of 48 hours, gunmen shot and killed eight vaccination workers in and around Karachi and Peshawar.
Some villages in Pakistan's Sindh province are still underwater following [...]
When severe flooding in Pakistan left millions [...]
Flooding in Pakistan has killed 1,600 and [...]