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Where do you stand in the Gender and Health Index?

The latest Global Health 50/50 report reviews the gender-related policies and practices of 200 organisations.
from Global Health 5050 on Mar 9, 2020.

Get noma on the neglected tropical diseases list, say campaigners

Noma must be included in the World Health Organization’s list of Neglected Tropical Diseases, a London meeting on NTDs was told this week.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 4, 2020.

The Age of Development: An Obituary

We need to move beyond the misguided assumptions behind "development" into a new post-development era based on eco-solidarity.
from New Internationalist on Feb 28, 2020.

Water poured into the Yamuna to make it look better for Trump's visit

Millions of gallons of water were released into India's Yamuna river to make the river look better for US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Taj Mahal.
from Down to Earth on Feb 24, 2020.

EU criticised for allowing major tax havens off the hook

EU ministers have been criticised for letting the Bahamas, Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands off its revised list tax havens.
from Oxfam on Feb 18, 2020.

Locust invasion – a smallholder farmer’s worst nightmare

Mwende was expecting a bumper harvest as a result of the recent rains. But then a new threat to her livelihood arrived; locust swarm.
from Greenpeace International on Feb 16, 2020.

Indigenous groups slam London Zoo: 'Why are they asking for money to help us?'

London Zoo has been fiercely criticised by indigenous organisations in Nepal over a fundraising video which campaigners label “patronising rubbish.”
from Survival International on Feb 13, 2020.

With Oscar glory, 'Parasite' shines light on Seoul's housing crisis

South Korean Oscar-winning film "Parasite" highlights the widening divide and lack of affordable housing in the capital Seoul, according to social analysts and academics.
from Thomson Reuters Foundation on Feb 11, 2020.

China’s anti-smog policies

Formerly sweeping anti-smog policies are being tailored in China, with blanket factory closures out, and some businesses and centralise heating systems free to burn coal.
from China Dialogue on Feb 8, 2020.

UK Aid Direct grants announced

Projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania will benefit from UK grants to charities.
from UK Aid Direct on Feb 6, 2020.
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