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Finland updates COVID vaccination advice for children

People protest against Finnish government's regulations to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Helsinki, Finland March 20, 2021. (LEHTIKUVA / ANTTI AIMO-KOIVISTO VIA REUTERS) HELSINKI / MOSCOW – The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has updated its recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 12 years. According to […]

German panel suggests COVID shot only for at-risk children

Syringes with children's doses of Comirnaty, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 are seen at a practice of a children's doctor in Bonn, Germany, Dec 15, 2021. (WOLFGANG RATTAY / REUTERS) FRANKFURT / MOSCOW / LONDON – Germany's vaccine advisory panel on Thursday recommended that Pfizer-BioNTech's, COVID-19 vaccine for children from six months to four years […]

UN launches first-ever global finance facility for education

Pupils pose at a window of their school in Douala, western Cameroon, on Jan 13, 2022. (CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and his special envoy for global education, Gordon Brown, on Saturday launched a multi-billion-dollar International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd). With the first projects expected in 2023, IFFEd […]

UN launches first-ever International Finance Facility for Education

Pupils pose at a window of their school in Douala, western Cameroon, on Jan 13, 2022. (CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and his special envoy for global education, Gordon Brown, on Saturday launched a multi-billion-dollar International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd). With the first projects expected in 2023, IFFEd […]

Over half a million children in Somalia facing malnutrition

Somali children displaced by drought and showing symptoms of Kwashiorkor, a severe protein malnutrition causing swelling and skin lesions, sit with their mothers at a malnutrition stabilization center in Mogadishu, Somalia, June 5, 2022. (FARAH ABDI WARSAMEH / AP) GENEVA – The number of young children in Somalia facing severe acute malnutrition has increased to […]

UN chief forms fact-finding team for Donetsk prison attack

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a joint press conference with the Turkish National Defense Minister at the Joint Coordination Center established in Istanbul for the safe shipment of grain products from the Black Sea region in Istanbul on Aug 20, 2022. (YASIN AKGUL / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday appointed […]

UN chief forms fact-finding mission for Donetsk prison attack

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a joint press conference with the Turkish National Defense Minister at the Joint Coordination Center established in Istanbul for the safe shipment of grain products from the Black Sea region in Istanbul on Aug 20, 2022. (YASIN AKGUL / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday appointed […]

Zhaoke Ophthalmology Completed Patient Enrollments for the Phase III Clinical Trials of the Myopia Progression Treatment Drug NVK002

HONG KONG, Aug 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Zhaoke Ophthalmology Limited (“Zhaoke Ophthalmology” or “the Company”, SEHK: 6622), a leading ophthalmic pharmaceutical company dedicated to the research and development, manufacturing and commercialization of treatments that address significant unmet medical needs, is excited to announce that the patient enrollments for the two-year Phase […]

Pope apologizes for ‘deplorable evil’ of Canadian indigenous schools

People listen to Pope Francis issue a historic apology for the Catholic Church's cooperation with Canada's "catastrophic" policy of Indigenous residential schools in Maskwacis, near Edmonton, Canada on July 25, 2022. (TED SHAFFREY / AP PHOTO) MASKWACIS – Pope Francis apologized on Monday to Canada's native people on their land for the Church's role in […]