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Preventing the next Ebola – the world’s worst healthcare systems

Preventing the next Ebola – the world’s worst healthcare systems

March 3, 2015 0

BEIRUT 03 March 2015 (IRIN) - An interactive guide to the world's worst health systems >

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A marriage of convenience: the UK military and NGOs

A marriage of convenience: the UK military and NGOs

March 3, 2015 0

LONDON 03 March 2015 (IRIN) - It's an interesting moment for the UK armed forces.

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Fresh blockade at Palestinian camp in Syria

Fresh blockade at Palestinian camp in Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 2, 2015 0

LONDON 02 February 2015 (IRIN) - A year ago the world's attention was grabbed by the flight of the 18,000 Palestinians in the Yarmouk camp in Syria. A campaign was fought to lift

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Aceh redux: The legacy of Aceh’s emergency economy

Aceh redux: The legacy of Aceh’s emergency economy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 24, 2014 0

BANDAH ACEH 24 December 2014 (IRIN) - What happens when you suddenly inject billions of dollars, hundreds of jobs and 500 aid agencies into to an isolated corner of the world battered by

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Trade and transfat in the Pacific

Trade and transfat in the Pacific

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 17, 2014 0

BANGKOK 17 November 2014 (IRIN) - Diminished agricultural production and unhealthy imports are contributing to some of the world’s highest obesity and diabetes rates in the Pacific Islands.

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What slows Haiyan recovery – politics or practicality?

What slows Haiyan recovery – politics or practicality?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 7, 2014 0

TACLOBAN 07 November 2014 (IRIN) - A year after one of the world’s most devastating typhoons swept through the Philippines, thousands are unable to resume their lives, with rehabilitation efforts bogged down by

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LGBTI rights – still not there yet

LGBTI rights – still not there yet

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 14, 2014 0

BANGKOK 14 August 2014 (IRIN) - In recent years, the world has seen enormous human rights gains with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. However, there have also been substantial

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Breaking the poverty trap – the power of cash grants

Breaking the poverty trap – the power of cash grants

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 10, 2014 0

NEW YORK 10 July 2014 (IRIN) - A cash injection of as little as US$12 per month for an impoverished family could determine whether a child eats properly or goes to school or

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TB drug resistance signifies failure

TB drug resistance signifies failure

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 9, 2014 0

LONDON 09 July 2014 (IRIN) - Tuberculosis control programmes are among the oldest public health campaigns (dating back 125 years) but are not nearly as successful as they should be. Despite effective drugs

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Soldiers in schools – the impact of military occupations on education

Soldiers in schools – the impact of military occupations on education

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 12, 2014 0

BANGKOK 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - Schools are targeted in conflicts around the world - they might represent ideas viewed as controversial, the destruction of a civilian building that is important to a

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