almotamar-net - Al-Jawf-The medical team for controlling diseases and epidemics survey, that affiliates to the ministry of public health and population, could control the increasing cases of diarrhea among children in al-Khab and al-Shaaf districts of al-Jawf.
Consultant of the ministry of public health for epidemics affairs Dr. Yasin Abdul-Wareth, head of the team, said that efforts of the team obtained fruitful consequences as it could limit the spread of the disease among children under five years.
Most of 51 infected children quickly responded to the medicine the team offered for them and the number of deaths among children due to the disease noticeably decreased, said Abdul-Wareth.
He said that no death case registered since the treatment campaign started on Wednesday, January 18. He said that the ten deaths occurred before arrival of the the to the area.
The initial tests at the Central Library in Sana'a found out that there was no growth of a microbe or a germ and that the results was negative.
The Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on the United Nations General Assembly to immediately suspend the membership rights of Saudi Arabia in the UN Human Rights Council.
The two organizations accused Saudi Arabia of exploiting the body to obstruct justice in regard to committing possible war crimes in Yemen.
In a joint statement issued Wednesday, they urged in the United Nations General Assembly to take this decision because of the regularly flagrant violations of human rights by the Saudi regime.
The statement confirmed that the two organizations will practice pressure on the General Assembly for a vote in this aspect.
The national delegation confirmed on Sunday its keenness on the success of the Yemeni consultations in Kuwait under the auspices of the United Nations.
This came during a joint session between the national delegation and Riyadh’s delegation in the presence of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.
At the session, the UN Secretary-General asserted that the position of the international community is clear, which is that the conflict should stop and Yemen should return to the path of political transition.
Ban Ki-moon expressed his optimism for the recent release of prisoners and detainees, urging the parties to release all prisoners as a goodwill initiative before the Eid al-Fitr.