A new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights that 5.6 billion people – 71% of the world’s population – are now protected with at least one best practice policy to help save lives from deadly tobacco – five times more than in 2007.
The death toll from an explosion in the Pakistani district of Bajaur near the border with Afghanistan during a political rally has increased to 44 people, Sky News reports..
It is planned to use space technologies (satellites, remote sensing, digital agriculture) to transform the food production system and ensure its greater efficiency, Dunyo news agency reported, citing a statement by UN First Deputy Secretary-General Amin Mohammed speaking on the sidelines of the Food Systems Summit in Rome.
Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic - Head of the Presidential Administration of the Kyrgyz Republic Akylbek Japarov met with Chairman of the Sughd region of the Republic of Tajikistan Rajabba Ahmadzoda and Khokim of the Fergana region of the Republic of Uzbekistan Khairullo Bozarov as part of the regular regional meeting of the governors of Batken, Sughd and Ferghana areas. This was reported by the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
The death toll from heavy rains in the Republic of Korea in recent days has risen to 40 people, while nine more are missing. This was reported by the relevant departments on Monday, according to Xinhua News Agency.
Outside London the risk of large measles outbreaks is low but we could see smaller outbreaks in specific populations, including teenagers, young people and under vaccinated communities.
A new report released today by UNAIDS shows that there is a clear path that ends AIDS. This path will also help prepare for and tackle future pandemics and advance progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The report, ‘The Path that Ends AIDS’, contains data and case studies which highlight that ending AIDS is a political and financial choice, and that the countries and leaders who are already following the path are achieving extraordinary results.
The chairmanship of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has passed to the Republic of Kazakhstan. This is stated in the New Delhi Declaration of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO Member States.