"This is the news in brief from the United Nations in its latest global innovation index released on Wednesday. The World Intellectual Property Organization or Wipro has named Switzerland as the world's most innovative country the annual index which has been published for the last twelve years by Wipro and a number of partners is designed to help policymakers better understand innovation activity which Wipro describes as a main driver of economic and social development. Following Switzerland in the rankings Sweden the U._S._A. The Netherlands and the U._k.. The country which has risen most in the rankings since two thousand eighteen is India which jumped five places to fifty second most most innovative country innovation is rated in the report by using eighty indicators from the level of research and development investment to mobile phone APP creation and high-tech Exports The U._N.. Children's. FUND UNICEF has made unconditional cash payments to nearly nine million Yemenis to meet their needs as the conflicts in the country enters. Its fifth year vulnerable families reached by the emergency cash transfer project received the the equivalent of around thirty dollars helping them to cover basics such as food health supplies and education costs UNICEF has run the cash program since twenty seventeen to support the poorest Yemeni families whose situation. In has been made worse by the ongoing conflict in statements released on Wednesday UNICEF warned that the needs of Yemenis aw enormous and that much more needs to be done to alleviate the suffering of children starting with an end to the war. No new Ebola cases have been reported outside of the Democratic Republic of Congo or D._R._C. in the last week but within the country there have been ninety one new cases of the disease of which some seventy five have been fatal. Oh and its latest Ebola outbreak report released on Wednesday the World Health Organization All W._H._o.. said that the cases were reported in the provinces of North Kivu and Turey. The report comes a week off to the the W._H._o.. Declared the Ebola outbreak in international public health emergency of international concern following a reported outbreak in the city of Goma which is near the border with Rwanda since then no new cases have been reported in Goma. Roma or any other country other than the D._R._C. and finally what are the challenges ahead in the fight against hunger the U._N.'s Food and Agricultural Organization or F._A._O.. We'll be focusing on that question. During a high profile profiled review of the agency's work which is due to begin in Rome on Friday the event would explore the best ways to end hunger and malnutrition as well as looking at the growing issue of obesity food security for all is one of the goals of the twenty."