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Papua New Guinea’s battle over betel nut

Papua New Guinea’s battle over betel nut

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 31, 2014 0

PORT MORESBY 31 January 2014 (IRIN) - Health officials in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are concerned over rising levels of oral cancer in betel nut chewers amidst a controversial ban on its usage

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Guinea rushes to curb measles outbreak

Guinea rushes to curb measles outbreak

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 27, 2014 0

DAKAR 27 January 2014 (IRIN) - Health authorities in Guinea are scrambling to contain a measles outbreak that has killed one child, infected 37 others and spread to half of the country’s 33

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Papuan returnees live with broken promises in Indonesia

Papuan returnees live with broken promises in Indonesia

December 5, 2013 0

KEEROM 05 December 2013 (IRIN) - Refugees who have returned to Indonesia’s Papua province from exile in neighbouring Papua New Guinea (PNG) are disillusioned with their new lives.

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Analysis: Defusing Guinea’s youth unemployment time bomb

Analysis: Defusing Guinea’s youth unemployment time bomb

September 13, 2013 0

CONAKRY 13 September 2013 (IRIN) - As Guinea has moved from crisis to crisis, with development perpetually stalled, its youth have been side-lined, lacking the means to make a decent living or to

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Guinea poised to complete transition to civilian rule

Guinea poised to complete transition to civilian rule

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 5, 2013 0

CONAKRY 05 September 2013 (IRIN) - Guinea’s parliamentary election, to be held later this month, will establish a legislative assembly after almost five years without one, and formally complete a transition to civilian

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Analysis: Guinea’s halting fight against impunity

Analysis: Guinea’s halting fight against impunity

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 30, 2013 0

CONAKRY 30 August 2013 (IRIN) - Since 2012, in an unprecedented effort in the country, top security officials in Guinea have been indicted for alleged crimes against civilians.

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Guineans flee Conakry unrest, ethnic tension

Guineans flee Conakry unrest, ethnic tension

June 7, 2013 0

DAKAR 07 June 2013 (IRIN) - Guinea’s political violence is hitting residents of the capital Conakry increasingly hard, with some families forced to flee their homes and others relocating for fear of ethnically

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PNG grapples with ageing health workforce

PNG grapples with ageing health workforce

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 14, 2013 0

PORT MORESBY 14 March 2013 (IRIN) - Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a Pacific country rich in natural resources, yet its health staffing levels are comparable to the world’s poorest countries due to

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In Brief: Condoms needed in PNG prisons

In Brief: Condoms needed in PNG prisons

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 14, 2013 0

BANGKOK 14 March 2013 (IRIN) - A Papua New Guinea (PNG) study released today calls for condoms to be made more widely available in prisons. >

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Guinea violence mars political progress

Guinea violence mars political progress

March 8, 2013 0

DAKAR 08 March 2013 (IRIN) - Two months ago Guinea was abuzz with talk of a newly launched electoral commission amid signs that the country, without a parliament for five years, was finally

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