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NGOs sign up to Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

Nearly 80 organisations have agreed a policy agenda that proclaims that to be free and equal, people must be able to exercise complete autonomy over their bodies.
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Poorest children at risk as global vaccination rates stall

Global vaccination rates for the most common childhood diseases have stalled and remain far from the 95 per cent needed to prevent outbreaks, UN agencies warn.
from UN on Jul 16, 2019.

UNAIDS calls for greater urgency as global gains slow

Progress in reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths is slowing, according to a new report.
from UNAIDS on Jul 16, 2019.

Tanzanian wins international press freedom award

Tanzanian journalist Maxence Melo Muby CPJ wins an international press freedom award, with other honours going to journalists from India, Brazil and Nicaragua.
from CPJ on Jul 16, 2019.

Solar energy revives Gaza hospital

A hospital in the Gaza Strip has become the unlikely location for a new solar power plant, set up to address an energy crisis that is putting patients’ lives at risk.
from SciDev.Net on Jul 16, 2019.
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Guinea-Bissau election rivalries raise questions about stability

What is the cause of Guinea-Bissau's growing political problems and what does it mean for stability in the shadow of a November presidential election?
from The Conversation on Jul 15, 2019.

Making peace with oil palm - or selling out?

A growing number of scientists say it's time to work with oil palm companies to make the best of a bad situation but some critics.
from Science on Jul 14, 2019.
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'Appalling conditions' in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities are absent in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, says a new study.
from Observer Research Foundation on Jul 16, 2019.
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