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  1. Latin America & the Caribbean Edging Towards Eliminating Tuberculosis

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    WASHINGTON DC, Mar 16 (IPS) - Grace Virtue, Ph.D., is Senior Advisor – Communications, ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership.Known as El Libertador throughout the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, Simón Bolívar was central to the battle for independence from Spanish rule in Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

  2. Water Stress Poses Greatest Threat to MENA Region

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    ROME, Mar 15 (IPS) - This year, World Water Day, celebrated annually on 22 March, is themed "Nature for Water", examining nature-based solutions (NBS) to the world's water problems.

  3. Rohingya Crisis May Be Genocide, UN Officials Say

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 14 (IPS) - In the wake of persistent violence against the Rohingya community, UN officials have expressed growing fears that genocide is being incited and committed in Myanmar.

  4. The United Nations Strongly Supports Kenya’s Push to Achieve Universal Health Care

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 12 (IPS) - Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya.Mr. Maina Kiai's account (Nation, 24 February) of the exciting dialogue hosted at Stanford University, USA does not present a true account of what transpired at that meeting.

  5. Helping Women, Period

    Friday, March 09, 2018

  6. The Government of Kenya and United Nations Partnership to Achieve Universal Health Care Inspires Many in Silicon Valley and the Stanford, U.C. Berkeley Communities

    Friday, March 09, 2018

  7. We Must Protect the Future for Palestinian Refugee Girls

    Friday, March 09, 2018

  8. Fear and Uncertainty Grip Rohingya Women in India

    Tuesday, March 06, 2018

    JAMMU, India, Mar 06 (IPS) - This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year's International Women's Day on March 8.In the semi-lit makeshift tent covered with strips of cardboard, five women sit in a huddle. As their young children, covered in specks of mud and soot, move around noisily, the women try to hush them down. Hollow-eyed and visibly malnourished, all the women also appear afraid.

  9. DRC: A Crisis the World Can No Longer Afford to Ignore

    Sunday, March 04, 2018

    KIKWIT, DR Congo, Mar 04 (IPS) - This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year's International Women's Day on March 8.The numbers are hard to fathom. Nearly two million people driven from their homes in 2017 alone. The worst cholera epidemic of the past 15 years, with over 55,000 cases and more than 1,000 deaths. Countless others killed, maimed or sexually assaulted.

  10. Monsoon Season Threatens More Misery for Rohingyas

    Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    DHAKA, Feb 28 (IPS) - More than half a million Rohingya refugees crammed into over 30 makeshift camps in Cox's Bazar in southeast Bangladesh face a critical situation as the cyclone and monsoon season begins in a few weeks' time.

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