Medicine Politics

Bangladesh elected member of UN’s central drug policy-making body

Based in Vienna, the CND is a 53-member body that reviews and analyses the global drug situation, considering supply and demand reduction, and takes action through resolutions and decisions

Bangladesh elected member of UN’s central drug policy-making body

Covid-19

Iran leader bans import of US, UK vaccines, demands sanctions end

Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday banned the government from importing Covid-19 vaccines from the United States and Britain, labelling the Western powers “untrustworthy”, as the infection spreads in ...

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech, in Tehran, Iran on 8 January 2021

Antimicrobial resistance as dangerous as pandemic: WHO

The WHO said antimicrobial resistance was endangering food security, economic development and the planet's ability to fight diseases

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of World Health Organization (WHO) attends the virtual 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland on 18 May.