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Fight against AIDS much more than a health issue, Assembly President says
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Tuesday, 10 June 2008
Fight against AIDS much more than a health issue, Assembly President says
The battle against HIV/AIDS is not just a public health question, but also critical to making progress on such issues as improving access to education, achieving gender equality and eradicating poverty and hunger, General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim said today, calling for greater leadership at all levels to combat the epidemic.Read Full Article ...
 
UN agencies unveil winners of Red Ribbon Awards in fight against HIV/AIDS
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Tuesday, 10 June 2008
UN agencies unveil winners of Red Ribbon Awards in fight against HIV/AIDS
Twenty-five local organizations from around the world have received the Red Ribbon Award 2008, a United Nations laurel given every two years to celebrate outst...
 
Vital progress made towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment - Ban
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Tuesday, 10 June 2008
Vital progress made towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment - Ban
The world has made "important achievements" in its quest to obtain universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support by 2010, demonstrating what ...
 
Some African cultural traditions influence spread of AIDS - UN report
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Monday, 09 June 2008
Some African cultural traditions influence spread of AIDS - UN report
Cultural factors in Africa, including gender inequalities, wife inheritance and some sexual practices, need to change and be better understood if the fight aga...
 
$6 billion in new funding for global food crisis, says UN aid chief
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Friday, 06 June 2008
$6 billion in new funding for global food crisis, says UN aid chief
The top United Nations relief official said today that $6 billion in new funding to tackle the global food crisis has been pledged following the food security ...
 
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