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1 2014 Population Award Honors Pioneers for Women's Health
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

12 June 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Great achievements in promoting women’s health were honored by the UN, as the Population Fund (UNFPA) awarded two individuals prestigious honors for their work around the world.

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2 Africa risks large meningitis outbreak
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

International partners call for immediate increase in vaccine production to ward off danger

​28 JULY 2015 | GENEVA -With Africa at risk of a large meningitis outbreak, an acute shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to severely limit the world’s ability to minimi...

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3 An emergency within an emergency: caring for Ebola survivors
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

7 August 2015 | Freetown -New research shows Ebola survivors most commonly face severe joint pains, eye problems leading to loss of vision in some cases, severe fatigue, headaches, poor concentration, and mental health challenges after recovery from acute Ebola Virus Disease.

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4 Are E-Cigarettes as Bad as Regular Cigarettes?
( UN Agencies & 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.

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5 Back women’s movements for a real chance at equality
( SciDev News )
A new language of ‘transformation’ has emerged. The next step is to go beyond rhetoric, says Henrietta Miers.

The development sector’s focus on gender has moved away from the paradigms of the past — now believed to be too t...
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6 Bulgaria Sets Up a New Partnership Framework with World Bank Group
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7 Cautious Optimism On World Malaria Day As Countries Stride Towards Mdg Goals
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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

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8 Centre for Social Protection newsletter 35
( Institute of Development Studies )

Welcome to the thirty fifth issue of the Centre for Social Protection Newsletter. The CSP is a global network of academics, policy-makers, NGOs and others who are working together to mainstream social protection in development policy an...

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9 Drawing lessons for development and security from the ‘Mano River War’
( Institute of Development Studies )

For the past 25 years the Mano River Basin in West Africa has been an area of violent upheavals and political instability. A Created on 2016-04-26 15:22:41

10 Ebola "Most serious health crisis" UN Has Ever Faced, Leader Say
( UN Development News )

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...

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11 Ebola Affects More Than Just Health, Experts Declare
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

20 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – With the death toll from the Ebola virus topping 1,200 persons across three countries in West Africa, observers are becoming keenly aware of the disease’s effects on other elements of society beyond just health.

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12 Engaging, Learning and Transforming since 1966 – IDS turns 50
( Institute of Development Studies )

Fifty years on from its founding as a ‘special institution’ and Britain's first national institute of development studies, IDS marks its official birthday of 20 April by launching an Created on 2016-04-26 16:22:43

13 Exploring the state, market and society triad for a new development era
( Institute of Development Studies )

The IDS 50th anniversary conference ‘States, Markets and Society’ brought together over 200 academics, donors, polic...

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14 Focus on Poverty: Coffee farmers on climate front line
( SciDev News )
There is a coffee crisis brewing, SciDev.Net recently reported in a story about the effects of climate change on the crop, primarily the highly prized Arabica coffee beans. A major study modelled 21 scenarios of climate change up to 2050 on a band of 60 tropica...
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15 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...

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16 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.

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17 Ghana shares new superlab with West African scientists
( SciDev Videos )
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18 Global health workforce, finances remain low for mental health
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

14 July 2015 | GENEVA -Worldwide, nearly 1 in 10 people have a mental health disorder, but only 1% of the global health workforce is working in mental health. This means, for example, that nearly half of the world’s population lives in a country where there is less than one psychiatrist pe...

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19 Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia open up about Ebola
( UN Development News )

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
20 How Universal Healthcare, Clean Water and Sanitation Go Hand in Hand
( Civil Society Reports )

Content by: WaterAid

5 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Universal healthcare for the world has been a recurring theme in the international community for decades, but the exact definition of “he...

Created on 2014-08-05 04:00:00


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