middle income countries Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Nations recently launched a report on stillbirths titled “A Neglected Tragedy: The Global Burden of Stillbirths”. The report was created by UNICEF, World Health Organisation, World Bank and the United Nations department of economic and social affairs. The report says that a stillborn baby is delivered every 16 seconds. 84 percentage of these ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On October 1, 2020, the officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) called for the extension of G20 Debt Service Suspension initiative till the end of 2021. What is Debt Service Suspension Initiative? The DSSI means that for a limited period of time, the debt service payment from poorest countries are suspended upon the request ..
On April 22, 2020, the World Bank announced that the amount of money sent back by the migrant workers to their home countries is to decrease by 110 billion USD. Highlights Due to the COVID-19 lock down, the remittances to low-income and middle-income countries are to fall by 20%. The decline in remittance is the ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The report by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in the US has made the following observations about the antibiotics and their access: Majority of the world’s annual 5.7 million antibiotic-treatable deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. In low- and middle-income countries the mortality burden from treatable bacterial infections far exceeds the estimated ..