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One in 10 medicines in developing countries substandard or falsified – UN health agency
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
One in 10 medicines in developing countries substandard or falsified – UN health agency
Substandard or fake medicines that fail to prevent and cure disease – and could even cause death – are becoming more and more prevalent, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, calling on Governments to take urgent actions to tackle this global problem.Read Full Article ...
 
Antalya: South-South Development Expo closes with strengthened cooperation to achieve Global Goals
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Antalya: South-South Development Expo closes with strengthened cooperation to achieve Global Goals
The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) wrapped up on Thursday in Antalya, Turkey, with delegations from dozens of countries, key international organiza...
 
From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food
With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its impact on food sources, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (F...
 
Antalya: UN launches new initiative to empower and train young leaders in Global South
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Antalya: UN launches new initiative to empower and train young leaders in Global South
A new UN partnership that will empower young leaders in the global South to become agents of change was launched Tuesday during the Global South-South Developm...
 
Malaria response at ‘crossroads,’ risks backward slide – UN
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Malaria response at ‘crossroads,’ risks backward slide – UN
After unprecedented global success in controlling malaria, progress has stalled, the United Nations health agency reported Wednesday, citing an estimated five ...
 
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    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.
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  • 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.