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1 2013: The Year Of Quinoa
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

When the world's calendars changed from 2012 to 2013, they ushered in the International year of Quinoa. Quinoa, a highly nutritious crop that grows in South America, has been a staple in the diet of Peruvian and Bolivian farmers for millennia. The food ha...

Created on 2013-01-04 17:55:56
2 555 Million Women go Hungry warns WDM
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

21 April 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Of the more than 925 million people who do not have enough food to eat according to estimates from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Created on 2012-04-21 04:00:00
3 Agricultural Transformations Needed for Better Nutrition
( Global Development )

Photo: FAO Photo

Content by: South-South News

14 June 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenegan - Fresh figures released by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) find that

Created on 2013-06-14 04:00:00
4 Aids Cure Could Be Within Reach, Say Researchers
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by South-South News

20 July 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - When International AIDS Conference begins next week in Washington, DC, more than 20,000 scientists, researchers, activists and policy makers will meet to work together to "turn the tide" against AIDS; and an announcement from...

Created on 2012-07-20 16:21:53
5 Air Pollution Now a Leading Cause of Cancer Worldwide
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

18 October 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - It's not cigarettes, it's not cell phone usage, and it's not even potato chips. One of today's leading causes of cancer worldwide is now outdoor air pollution.

Created on 2013-10-18 04:00:00
6 Are E-Cigarettes as Bad as Regular Cigarettes?
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

26 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – With the unexpectedly fast growth and intake of E-cigarettes, international health groups and institutions are taking a closer look at the effects of these new products.

Created on 2014-08-26 04:00:00
7 Ban Puts Health Issues In Eastern Europe In The Spotlight While Visiting Public Health Institute In Zagreb
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe

Content by: South-South News

23 July 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On the same day that Ban Ki moon visited the Andrija Stampar School of Public Health in the Croatian capital Zagreb, he also appointed Michel Kazatchkine as a special envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central A...

Created on 2012-07-23 04:00:00
8 Bhutan: Peace, Happiness And Now 100 Percent Organic
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

14 August 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Kingdom of Bhutan has rolled up as the most peaceful nation in South Asia according to the latest Global Peace Index (GPI).

Created on 2012-08-14 04:00:00
9 Burundi Aims To Fight Malnutrition Within Its Borders
( Global Development )

Photo: Un Photo

Content by: South-South News

Nestled between Rwanda, Tanzania, and the shores of Lake Tanganyika, Burundi suffers one of the highest rates of malnutrition in Africa. Prol...

Created on 2013-06-27 19:01:00
10 Can Chocolate Change The World?
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

7 June 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The kids at Plant-for-the-Planet, a movement of about 100,000 children who plant trees around the world for climate justice are showing the world just how chocolate can mitigate climate change

Created on 2012-06-07 04:00:00
11 Cautious Optimism On World Malaria Day As Countries Stride Towards Mdg Goals
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-south News

 

26 April 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The ...

Created on 2013-04-26 21:15:54
12 Clinton Foundation Set To Slim Health Disparities In U.S.
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

13 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The William J. Clinton Foundation established by Former U.S. President Bill Clinton announced the launch of the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) on Tuesday

Created on 2012-11-13 05:00:00
13 Ebola "Most serious health crisis" UN Has Ever Faced, Leader Say
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

2 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations gave the press an overview of the situation and response to the accelerating Ebola virus today, namin...

Created on 2014-09-02 19:48:59
14 From Trash Challenges to Waste Solutions
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo/Kibae Park

Content By: South-South News 

21 October 2013, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Adequate waste management, crucial for a clean and healthy envi...

Created on 2013-10-21 15:40:00
15 Funding and Research Required to Continue Fight Against TB
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

19 October 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The World Health Organization released a new report on the status of the fight against tuberculosis. While the report found significant signs of progress, it also warned of the dangers of abandoning the fight against TB i...

Created on 2012-10-19 15:15:43
16 GA Backs United Effort to Lift Non Communicable Diseases Out of Obscurity
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

11 July 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations General Assembly this week focused its attention to non-communicable diseases (NCD's), which have emerged as the world's leading cause of disability and death. Consisting mainly of cardiovasc...

Created on 2014-07-11 21:36:52
17 Gaps in Healthcare Data Bridged with Monitoring Initiative
( UN Reports )

Content by: WHO

25 June 2015, New York, USA | South-South News - In a world with contrasting economies and differing systems of government, a cross-comparative look at universal healthcare is hard to find.

...
Created on 2015-06-25 21:29:20
18 Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia open up about Ebola
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

28 August, 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The virus that is holding the world in its fearful grip brought prominent physicians, policymakers, and faith leaders to the United Nations...for an update on Ebola from the countries battling the epidemic. “As lo...

Created on 2014-08-28 22:18:24
19 Health Workers Fight Ebola Round the Clock
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

11 August 2014 , New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Ebola is now officially an international public health emergency. The World Health Organization, an army of international health NGO's and local health officials are working relentlessly to contain the most ...

Created on 2014-08-11 15:28:27
20 Health Workers In Bangladesh Save Lives, Break Down Barriers
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

9 October 2012, New York USA | Connor Scratz - As Bangladesh continues its economic climb out of Least Developed Country (LDC) status, it focuses one on of the key aspects of the Millennium Development Goals; women and children's health.

Created on 2012-10-09 16:16:45

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