The 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for north-east Nigeria demonstrates the commitment of the international community to the people of Nigeria. It is also a clear and positive indication of the strong and continued partnership between us — the international humanitarian community — and the government of Nigeria.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has described the ongoing crisis in Syria as a greenhouse for Takfiri militant groups, urging greater cooperation to prevent extremism and terror outfits that are now spreading “like a cancer.”
Lax oversight of blood banks means about a fifth of patients in Pakistan who get regular transfusions have been infected with hepatitis, a top government health official said on Friday. Some also get HIV, Reuters reported.
Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari said there are 7,700,000 cigarette and hookah smokers in Iran, adding that when the tobacco tax increases, the number of people quitting smoking and seeking help to quit smoking also increases.