One World, One Fight: Peking University Strengthens Global Cooperation amid COVID-19

BEIJING, May 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Peking University has been at the forefront of the battle against the novel coronavirus. While the pandemic is gradually brought under control in China, countries across the world are still in a struggle to contain it. In light of this, the School of Foreign Languages (SFL) at Peking University translated China's official documents on the prevention and control of COVID-19…

Cameroon Continues to Suffer Staggering Mother, Child Birth Mortality Rate

Coinciding with Friday’s observance of the African Day for the Reduction of Maternal and Newborn Mortality, Cameroon disclosed that tens of thousands of newborn babies continue to die at birth and thousands of women continue to lose their lives while giving birth each year in the central African of 25 million. Health officials say the situation is worse on Cameroon’s northern border with Nigeria, where most mothers do not go…

UN: Somalia Faces Dire Threats From Conflict, Natural Disasters, COVID

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is appealing for strong International support to help millions of Somalis facing a growing number of catastrophic threats from conflict, natural disasters and the potential spread of COVID-19. More than 220,000 Somalis have fled their homes this year because of drought, heavy flooding and increased violence and atrocities by al-Shabab militants. This brings the total number of those forced from their homes in the…