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Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces,
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces,
In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-friendly work policies; hottest June EVER; Venezuelan migrant dangers; stop targeting Afghanistan civilians call.Read Full Article ...
 
‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security
The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”,...
 
Eliminating hepatitis calls for ‘bold political leadership, with investments to match,’ UN health ch
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Eliminating hepatitis calls for ‘bold political leadership, with investments to match,’ UN health ch
Calling for “bold political leadership” ahead of World Hepatitis Day, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries to take advantage of rec...
 
DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to af
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to af
With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale up and doub...
 
UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly produ
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly produ
Progress is being made in the battle against the global tobacco epidemic, but more action is needed to help people quit the deadly products, according to a new...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.