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41 Suicides Occur Once Every Forty Seconds
( UN Reports )

Content by: World Health Organization

4 September 2014, New York, USA | South-South News – An estimated 800,000 people died from suicide in 2012, the World Health Organization finds in its latest report.

Created on 2014-09-04 22:04:35
42 The Campaign to End FGM Is Heating Up
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

6 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - "I went through [female genital mutilation] when I was about a week old," says Jaha Dukureh, a youth activist and anti-FGM campaigner from Gambia.

Created on 2015-02-06 22:08:07
43 The fight to preserve Gaza’s archaeological heritage
( SciDev Videos )
Created on 2015-07-08 14:31:07
44 Turn it Down! Health Experts Warn of Risks from Loud Music
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

2 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – It can be difficult to hear discomforting truths about our health. It's even more difficult to hear them when we're wearing headphones and listening to loud music from our audio devices.

Created on 2015-03-03 19:54:46
45 UNAIDS Launches Believe it. Do it. Campaign
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

8 May 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - 390,000 to zero, that is the goal of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS') new campaign launched on Monday to help bring greater attention and action toward ending new HIV infections among children

Created on 2012-05-08 04:00:00
46 Unchecked inequalities could threaten the Global Goals
( Institute of Development Studies )

The World Social Science Report ‘Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World’ is launched today, examining the harmful impact of inequalities on citizens, communities and countries.

 

The report is pre...

Created on 2016-09-28 17:16:07
47 UNICEF Plans Large Strides in Children's Health
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNICEF

24 March 2015, New York, USA | South-South News - As 2015 has begun, UNICEF asks us to look past the Millennium Development Goals and to not lose sight of still putting forth efforts to save the ...

Created on 2015-03-24 21:58:19
48 Vaccinating Syrian Livestock Seen as Key to Regional Health
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

16 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The violence in Syria has resulted in the flight of hundreds of thousands of civilians from communities in the region to safe zones in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. However, health officials have begun to express concern over the movement of unvaccinated livestock who...

Created on 2015-04-16 21:41:16
49 Vaccine hesitancy: A growing challenge for immunization programmes
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

18 August 2015 | Geneva -People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap. Globally, 1 in 5 children still do not receive routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million...

Created on 2015-08-18 09:00:00
50 Vote for your favourite idea to emerge from the Sex, Rights and Pleasure Lab
( Institute of Development Studies )

Gender based and sexual violence affects young people all over the world and students in the UK are no exception.

 

In the Sex, R...

Created on 2017-01-27 17:36:42
51 Warnings on Spread of Cholera in Haiti
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

26 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Referring to the UN’s position on the spread of cholera in Haiti, UN human rights expert Philip Alston said “it makes it much harder for the UN to speak with authority about accountability and transparency if it doesn’t follow those principles itself.”

Created on 2016-10-26 21:04:15
52 Who And Unicef Call To “PROTECT Our World, Get Vaccinated” During World Immunization Week
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo: UN Photo/Marie Frechon

Content by: South-South News

Each year, millions of children around the world still die from preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles, whooping cough, pneumonia and polio, despite vaccines being available for all of these illnesses.

Created on 2013-04-18 15:49:53
53 WHO calls for urgent action to curb hepatitis
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

23 JULY 2015 ¦ GENEVA -On World Hepatitis Day (28 July) WHO highlights the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure that people who have been infected are diagnosed and offered treatment.

Created on 2015-07-23 10:40:00
54 WHO Conference Warns of “Tidal Wave” Crisis of Dementia
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

18 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The World Health Organization has warned that health systems and public finances are ill-equipped to deal with what it calls an imminent "tidal wave" of cases of dementia.

Created on 2015-03-19 16:33:25
55 WHO Confirms Testing of Two Potential Ebola Vaccines
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

21 October 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Clinical trials of two potential vaccines for the Ebola virus are beginning this month, officials at the World Health Organization announced today.

Created on 2014-10-21 21:40:17
56 WHO Issues $1 Billion Humanitarian Appeal
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

26 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The World Health Organization has issued an appeal to international donors to provide $1 billion in financing for life-saving health needs including vaccinations, surgical care, and supplies for nearly 25 million people caught up in conflict areas in the world's four most dangerous hotsp...

Created on 2015-02-26 21:24:28
57 WHO lays out plans for financing new global health goal: to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

10 JULY 2015 ¦ ADDIS ABABA ¦ GENEVA -WHO is urging countries to move towards universal health coverage and to scale up international investment in catalytic development funding. The call comes as world leaders travel to the Third UN Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa to di...

Created on 2015-07-10 08:40:00
58 WHO thanks health workers on World Humanitarian Day 2015
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

On this 12th World Humanitarian Day, 19 August, WHO is drawing the world’s attention to the contributions and sacrifices of health workers who respond to humanitarian crises.

More than a decade since the first World Humanitarian Day, the demands on emergency responders are unp...

Created on 2015-08-19 07:55:00
59 WHO: People most at risk of HIV are not getting the health services they need
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

11 July 2014 ¦ Geneva -Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns WHO.

Created on 2014-07-11 02:00:00
60 Why don’t we use ‘foresight’ to prepare for the future?
( Institute of Development Studies )

While the benefit of ‘looking back to look forward’ is well recognised within development research, foresight is more akin to ‘looking forward to look forward’. The new

Created on 2016-09-28 18:16:05

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