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The United Nations health agency has announced that the South-East Asia Region has completed five years without any case of wild poliovirus, a highly infectious disease that invades the nervous system and for which there is still no cure.
With more than 2.5 billion people worldwide, one third of the total population, living without access to proper toilets, the United Nations General Assembly has recognized sanitation as a separate human right in a bid to curb a major source of deadly infections.
UN delivers medicine for 1.2 million people in war-ravaged central Yemen
The United Nations health agency has delivered more than 100 tons of medicines and supplies for 1.2 million people in strife-torn Yemen’s central Taiz governorate, where over 3 million people, almost 400,000 of them internally displaced, are in dire need of humanitarian aid.
Nearly 7,400 newborns die every day in South-East Asia, causing untold misery to mothers and families, yet two thirds can be saved with proven cost-effective measures. The United Nations health agency is calling on governments to act urgently against a scourge that kills 2.7 million newborns annually.
The United Nations marked Universal Health Coverage Day with a strong call on countries to invest substantially in achieving affordable health care access worldwide to improve the lives of millions of people and contribute significantly toward achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The United Nations in RNL
Gives honor society voice on issues and processes related to improving world health.
STTI awarded NGO status by United Nations (2009)
Designation solidifies honor society’s commitment to U.N.’s mission.
Talk not enough to meet U.N. health goals, says nurse leader
By James E. Mattson
Social determinants, not disease management, are key.
Tara Hulsey talks with Mary Norton
Tara Hulsey talks with Norton in the fifth installment of “The RNL Interviews.”


 New book from STTI