Dozens of countries and institutions pledged more than $9 billion to help Pakistan rebuild from last summer's floods. But most of the pledges are for project loans still in the planning stages.
New data from the World Health Organization and UNICEF show that the number of children getting vaccinated is rebounding globally.
COVID-19 disrupted health care across the globe. causing the biggest drop in childhood vaccination rates in decades. UNICEF's latest estimates find that nearly 50 million children entirely missed out.
More than 4.3 million children have fled their homes in the month since Russia invaded Ukraine, according to UNICEF. It warns that consequences could last for generations to come.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization issued the paper. It shows "that formula milk marketing remains unacceptably pervasive, misleading and aggressive," says Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of WHO.
Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing supermodel, thought a career in fashion might help her be a role model. But it left her feeling disconnected from her own image. So she's leaving it behind.
The agency, also known as the United Nations Children's Fund, plans to distribute up to 1 billion syringes by 2021.
It's the first time global data has been gathered on the extent of the problem. Experts are calling it a "groundbreaking" report. And the ill effects can last for a lifetime.
It warned of the first drop in 28 years for vaccinations against diptheria, tetanus and pertussis — a marker for immunization coverage — based on preliminary data from the first four months of 2020.