Kersti Kaljulaid (Estonia) on her new role as Global Advocate for Every Woman Every Child

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Kersti Kaljulaid (Estonia) on her new role as Global Advocate for Every Woman Every Child” – below is their description. Press briefing by the President of Estonia Ms. Kersti Kaljulaid on her new role as Global Advocate for Every Woman Every Child. As Global Advocate for Every Woman … Read more Kersti Kaljulaid (Estonia) on her new role as Global Advocate for Every Woman Every Child

Fighting HIV/AIDS – You are not alone

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Fighting HIV/AIDS – You are not alone” – below is their description. On the 40th anniversary of the first reported cases of AIDS, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted failures within health systems around the world in dealing with not one pandemic but two. The Philippines has the fastest-growing … Read more Fighting HIV/AIDS – You are not alone

HIV/AIDS- hear from people living with HIV, civil society partners, Member States, policymakers

United Nations published this video item, entitled “HIV/AIDS- hear from people living with HIV, civil society partners, Member States, policymakers” – below is their description. Join us LIVE for the Interactive Multi-Stakeholder Hearing on Ending AIDS! In preparation for the High-Level Meeting on AIDS that will take place in June, hear from people living with … Read more HIV/AIDS- hear from people living with HIV, civil society partners, Member States, policymakers

Reboot Youth Health and Wellbeing Digital Awards

Join us for a special virtual event on 7th July 2020 between 13:00 – 14:30 CEST to announce the winning innovative ideas from the Reboot Health and Wellbeing Challenge, and to hear from WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and other experts on the future of young people’s health and wellbeing.   Over one million … Read more Reboot Youth Health and Wellbeing Digital Awards

Mental Health services & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mental Health – COVID-19/Vaccine – COVID-19/Social Protection – Security Council/Yemen – Libya – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – COVID-19/Myanmar – COVID-19/Thailand – COVID-19/Ghana – Burundi – Philippines – Lesotho – Amazon – COVID-19/Ceasefires – UN Contributions MENTAL HEALTH In a new policy brief, titled “COVID-19 and the … Read more Mental Health services & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 May 2020)

Is coronavirus making it harder to treat other diseases in Africa? | Inside Story

The coronavirus pandemic is putting enormous strain on health systems worldwide. In some countries that means resources are being diverted from other treatments. Patients with illnesses such as HIV, tuberculosis or malaria risk having their treatment interrupted. A joint study by the World Health Organization and UNAIDS says deaths from HIV-related illnesses could double in … Read more Is coronavirus making it harder to treat other diseases in Africa? | Inside Story

Davos 2020: What should taxes be spent on?

As major economies spar over how to tax tech giants, some activists are questioning how the money is being spent. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS, says the world’s richest people and corporations should pay higher tax – and help cover healthcare costs for the most vulnerable.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more Davos 2020: What should taxes be spent on?

UN Welcomes Papal Concessions on Condom Use

The Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Michel Sidibé, welcomed the reported comments of Pope Benedict XVI in which he reportedly justified the use of condoms to reduce HIV infection risk. “This move recognizes that responsible sexual behaviour and the use of condoms have important roles in HIV prevention. “Together we … Read more UN Welcomes Papal Concessions on Condom Use