The World Health Organization is building a game world to allow medical practitioners to admit virtual patients for emergency treatment during a mass casualty simulation.
A game world is an immersive fantasy world that is created with the intention of promoting interaction with its environment.
Villagers collect World Food Programme aid dropped from a plane Feb. 6 in South Sudan.
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Over 820 million people around the world go to bed hungry at night, and that tide is rising. For working to reverse it, the U.N. World Food Program has received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
Food aid from the World Food Programme arriving in Juba, South Sudan in 2011.
The World Food Programme can't stop hunger on its own – that also requires political action.
Kenya now suffers from serious levels of hunger.
Since 2010 the number of Kenyans going hungry has been growing. The country now suffers from serious levels of hunger
Syrian refugee families in Gazza village, in the Beqaa valley, Lebanon, January 30 2019.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon know how best to manage their resources, but food aid currently prevents them.
A woman waits to be registered at a food distribution centre run by the United Nations World Food Programme in Thonyor, Leer state, South Sudan.
Nearly half of South Sudan's population could be severely food insecure and at risk of death in the coming months because of the avoidable acts of civil war in a land of plenty.
The UN at 70 - over the hill or still in its prime?
2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Like all anniversaries, this is an occasion for profound reflection. To put it politely, the list of global challenges that the UN…