Sri Lanka: WFP helps alleviate stress of pregnancy amidst skyrocketing food prices 

The queue of women grows steadily outside a government clinic in Kuppiyawatta, in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. In just over half an hour the number swells to around 200. Pregnant women, some with children in hand, are waiting their turn to receive food vouchers from the UN World Food Programme (WFP) – part of […]

Onset of northern winter could see spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths

Although COVID-19 deaths have decreased across the world, numbers could rise as northern countries head into winter, senior officials from UN health agency WHO have warned. 

Ukraine: IAEA experts arrive in Zaporizhzhia ahead of mission to nuclear plant

Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia on Wednesday, the latest stage in their efforts to inspect conditions at the embattled nuclear power plant there.