UNFPA Warns Half Of Reproductive Health Clinics In Yemen To Close This Month Unless More Funding Received; U.N. Health Agencies Begin Diphtheria Vaccination Campaign In War-Torn Nation
Associated Press: U.N. launches diphtheria vaccination campaign for Yemeni kids
“The United Nations agencies for health and children have launched a diphtheria vaccination campaign in war-torn Yemen targeting over 2.8 million children between the ages of six weeks and 15 years…” (9/5).
Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.N. says women and babies at risk in Yemen as funds crunch forces clinics to shut
“The United Nations warned on Thursday that more than half its reproductive health facilities in war-hit Yemen would close by the end of this month, putting the lives of women and babies at risk, unless it got more funding. The U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) said it had closed 100 facilities at the end of August and would have to shut 75 more this month, leaving 650,000 women and girls without access to vital services…” (Masri, 9/5).