Yemenis face serious mental health risks, but the issue is being neglected, says a new study released today by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the Sana’a Center for...

In a follow-up on the diphtheria re-emergence in Yemen, UN health officials say the outbreak of the vaccine-preventable disease has grown to 197 cases, including 22 deaths mostly children and young adults...

In the most recent update from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), they reported seven new circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases–four from Mayadeen and three from...

In a follow-up on the blockade instituted earlier this month by the Saudi-led coalition, which blocked the delivery of vital humanitarian assistance to children in desperate need in Yemen, UNICEF reports...

War and conflict in Yemen and in Venezuela, a socialistic government and resulting economic and social chaos that goes hand-in-hand with that form of government, has caused a destruction of existing health...

There is little that can introduce or reintroduce a infectious disease back to a country than the chaos that surrounds war and political and social instability. We see numerous examples of this today to...

The problems in Yemen continue to get worse as they face the largest humanitarian crisis and the worst food crisis in the world. In addition to the largest outbreak in the world, a cholera outbreak...

The number of wild poliovirus (WPV) cases reported in 2017 remains down compared to last year, particularly in Pakistan where only five wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases have been reported year-to-date,...

Since the cholera outbreak began in October 2010, months after the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake, 800,665 cases have been reported, including 9,480 deaths. This was the most recent data I reported on concerning...

In Syria, one new type 2 circulating vaccine-derived polio (cVDPV2) case has been reported this week.  The case was reported in Mayadeen district, Deir Ez-Zor governorate, and had onset on 19 August....