The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
The actions by the Trump administration will close doors to refugees, who are already required to undergo thorough vetting. This is a major problem, both for its direct effects and for possible ripples internationally.
Many aspects of this disease and associated consequences still remain to be understood, but this can best be done through sustained research, the Emergency Committee on Zika and microcephaly declared today.
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.