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Resistance to medicine a major challenge in fighting malaria in Asia

World Malaria Day is observed on 25 April each year. Photo: WHO

Asia is the second worst affected continent after Africa in terms of malaria deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Globally, the disease claims the lives of more than half a million…

24 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Yemeni refugees fleeing violence arrive in Djibouti

Many people are crossing the Red Sea to reach Djibouti. UNHCR/K. McKinsey

Escalating violence in Yemen has forced thousands to flee the country in search of safety, according to the World…

23 Apr 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia

Eliminating places where mosquitoes lay their eggs, such as rain water collection barrels, to protect against malaria. Photo: The Global Fund/John Rae

Resistance to medicine a major challenge in fighting malaria in Asia Asia is the second worst affected continent after…

23 Apr 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 22 April 2015 (PM)

Fighting continues to hamper aid deliveries to Yemen. Photo: WHO Yemen

Over 1,000 killed in Yemen in last month In Yemen, a total of 1,080 people have been killed, and…

22 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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