War in Yemen is driving the Arabian Peninsula's poorest state toward humanitarian disaster, according to UNICEF. Tens of thousands of families have been displaced, exposing many more to the threat of disease and malnutrition, United Nations children's agency reports.

What happened to more than half of the $18 million allocated by the Sierra Leone government to fight Ebola? The question is the subject of an investigation into mishandling of funds set aside to respond to the Ebola epidemic, which killed more than 3,700 in Sierra Leone.

Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi called for global human compassion to combat child labor and child slavery at a recent UN event. There are 168 million kids worldwide who work fulltime, and more than half of them (85 million) are in hazardous jobs, reports the…

A proposed global disaster reduction plan under consideration today at a UN conference in Japan will emphasize protecting the health of affected populations and strengthening health care infrastructure, according to Reuters.

Water-boarding. Rectal feeding. Shackling. These are examples of brutal detention and interrogation practices that physicians, psychologists and nurses have been required to engage in while serving the Department of Defense (DoD) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). But…