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    Improve Antibiotics Access to Beat ‘Silent Pandemic’

    The WHO says after decades of careless exposure to antibiotics, superbugs are now widespread and represent a “global crisis that threatens a century of...

    Nearly A Billion People Lack Access to Disability Aids

    A Majority of people who would benefit from assistive technology lack potentially life-changing access to devices such as glasses, hearing aids, wheelchairs. 3.5 billion...

    Regulate Cross-Border Alcohol Trade, Says WHO

    A new report from the World Health Organization WHO highlights glaring gaps in regulation of cross-border alcohol marketing that employs sophisticated online marketing techniques....

    Stonewalling Occupational Health Concerns of Agate Stone Workers

    Workers of Gujarat’s agate industry continue to inhale silica dust – and dying painful deaths. But there has been little action from the government...

    US$140 Billion Needed to Tackle Lifestyle Diseases, Says Report

    Progress is lacking on UN goals for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and others and an annual investment of US$18 million is needed to promote...

    Nepal investing in health care but equality of access lags

    High quality health care is not universally accessible in Nepal, and is generally enjoyed by only a relatively small and elite portion of the...

    Dementia cases ‘set to almost triple by 2050’: study

    A study published 6 January in The Lancet Public Health says the increase in dementia is largely due to population growth and ageing. Predicting...

    Countries with regulations against industrially produced trans fats tripled over the past year

    2021 saw India and Bangladesh tighten the norms for oils, fats and trans-fatty acids in food products. Rules to put a cap on trans-fatty...
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    Firefighters Arrive from across Europe to Battle Massive Wildfire

    French firefighters, together with firefighters from other European countries, managed to contain the spread of a "monster" fire that...

    140 Aid Workers Died in 2021, says OCHA

    According to data from the non-governmental organization Humanitarian Outcomes, more than 140 aid workers were killed in the line of duty last...

    Need to Re-strategize to Take Cooperatives to Panchayats, Says Amit Shah

    Shah said that a five-year strategy is required to reach primary agricultural credit societies to each panchayat as two...

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    Firefighters Arrive from across Europe to Battle Massive Wildfire

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