Israel and WHO in online row over removal of medical supplies in Gaza | Israel-Palestine conflict News

An online row has emerged between the World Health Organization (WHO) and Israel after the United Nations health body said the Israeli army ordered it to remove supplies from its warehouse in southern Gaza, a claim Israel then denied. The “WHO received notification” from the Israeli forces “that we should remove our supplies from our … Read more

Study Reveals That Individuals Born In The 90s Have The Worst Mental Health

A new study has revealed that those born in the 90s have the worst mental health among generations, and millennials aren’t seeing improvement with age. Researchers at The University of Sydney discovered a significant decline in the mental well-being of each consecutive generation since the 1950s. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National … Read more

Pope Francis cancels trip to Dubai climate summit over health issues | Climate Crisis News

The 86-year-old pontiff is recovering from the flu and inflammation of respiratory tract. Pope Francis has cancelled his trip to the United Arab Emirates for a United Nations climate summit on doctors’ orders as he recovers from the flu and lung inflammation, the Vatican says. Francis, 86, was scheduled to leave on Friday to address … Read more

Australia to ban single-use vape imports from 2024 | Health News

Australia is also planning legislation to ban the manufacture, advertising or supply of disposable vapes. Australia will bar imports of single-use e-cigarettes starting next year, cracking down on the nicotine products that are popular with youth. The ban will come into effect on January 1, Australia’s government announced on Tuesday, adding that it will also … Read more

Dire conditions at al-Shifa Hospital revealed during Gaza pause | Gaza

NewsFeed New video from Gaza’s al-Shifa Hospital has emerged, made possible by the pause in Israel’s attack. It shows badly injured and elderly patients stranded in hospital beds outside among debris in the carpark. Published On 26 Nov 202326 Nov 2023

India rescuers hit snags in two-week bid to free 41 tunnel workers | Health News

Rescue efforts to save workers trapped since November 12 slowed after damage to a digging machine. Indian rescuers have brought in a new manual digging machine to open a vertical shaft to free 41 workers trapped inside a collapsed road tunnel for two weeks, after efforts through another route hit snags just metres from reaching … Read more

WHO confirms monkeypox spreads sexually in DR Congo amid outbreak | Health News

The health agency’s confirmation comes amid a monkeypox outbreak in the DRC and a concerning lack of vaccines in Africa. The World Health Organization said it has confirmed sexual transmission of monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time as the country’s experiences its biggest-ever outbreak, a worrying development that African scientists … Read more

A fire, two deaths and the business of elder care in India | Business and Economy News

It was still dark at 5:30am on January 1, 2023, when a message flashed on head constable Paramjit Singh’s phone. His police station’s WhatsApp group was reporting a fire nearby. Singh, a tall Sikh with a thick white beard and grey moustache, got dressed and rushed to the four-storey glass and concrete building in Greater … Read more

WHO asks China for more details on unexplained pneumonia outbreak | Health News

Reports that children’s hospitals in Beijing, Liaoning and other cities are ‘overwhelmed with sick children’. The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked Beijing for more information on an outbreak of mysterious pneumonia in northern China that appears mostly to be affecting children. The WHO made “an official request for detailed information on an increase in … Read more

Hospitals in northern Gaza completely out of service: Health official | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Gaza’s health ministry spokesperson says occupancy rate in hospitals in the enclave’s north has reached 190 percent as they overflow with the wounded. Hospitals in northern Gaza are now completely out of service, according to the besieged enclave’s Ministry of Health. Ashraf al-Qudra, Gaza’s health ministry spokesperson, said in an interview with Al Jazeera on … Read more