Globally, less than two-thirds of drug-resistant TB patients are successfully treated. With the new WHO guidance on TB treatment, almost all drug-resistant TB patients will now be eligible for the shorter BPaL/BPaLM regimens. Civil society organisations have long called for greater access to short-course treatment regimens like BPaL and BPaLM. Its drug pretomanid received its first regulatory approval from the US Food and Drug Administration in 2019 as part of a six-month, all-oral regimen. About TB AllianceTB Alliance is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding faster-acting and affordable drug regimens to fight TB.
“The North Korean government used purported Covid-19 measures to further repress and endanger the North Korean people,” said Lina Yoon, senior Korea researcher at Human Rights Watch. In February 2020, North Korean authorities in the area started work to increase border security. In January 2020, North Korea was the first country in the world to shut its borders in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In May 2022, North Korea, for the first time, officially recognized a confirmed Covid-19 outbreak. “While a resolution may be difficult to reach, the North Korean government needs to see that the world is watching and recording and collecting information about their grave abuses against the North Korean people.”2 months ago ReliefWeb
Children and young people will be empowered through climate change education and environment advocacy in climate action clubs. Much-needed digital skills enhancement activities will also be offered to vulnerable youth to prepare them for future-ready employment. The young climate leaders will engage 10,000 more children and youth in community-based, environmental initiatives and advocacy. Media contactsDima Salameh Media Officer UNICEF Jordan Email: [email protected] UNICEFUNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Follow UNICEF Jordan on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram2 months ago ReliefWeb
Country-specific human rights resolutions should be addressed under the Universal Periodic Review process in the Human Rights Council. They do nothing to help human rights on the ground, she said, adding that steps taken to address human rights should also respect national sovereignty. By its terms, the Assembly would be deeply concerned at the grave human rights situation, pervasive culture of impunity and lack of accountability for human rights violations and abuses in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The resolution highlights the continued deterioration of human rights, he said, adding that all human rights violations must end immediately. In condemning all forms of abuses, suppression and oppression which violate human rights, he said Nigeria opposes the selectivity, lack of objectivity and double standards that have characterized human rights regimes.2 months ago ReliefWeb
The text’s budget implications, as considered by the Fifth Committee, are contained in a related report (document A/77/666). The draft’s budget implications, as considered by the Fifth Committee, are contained in a related report (document A/77/668). The draft’s budget implications, as considered by the Fifth Committee, are contained in a related report (document A/77/667). The Assembly then turned to draft resolution III, “Programme budget for 2023”, and adopted it without a vote. Next, it adopted draft resolution IV, “Unforeseen and extraordinary expenses for 2023”, and draft resolution V, “Working Capital Fund for 2023”, without a vote.1 month ago ReliefWeb