Modal Edit

Air pollution threat exceeds TB, smoking, AIDS and war, say researchers

Air pollution outranks TB, HIV/AIDS, smoking and war as the single greatest threat to human health, say researchers.
from University of Chicago on Nov 21, 2018.

Few companies, few diseases: Big Pharma failing poor countries

Development of medical treatments considered top priority for developing countries is highly concentrated among five pharmaceutical companies and five diseases.
from Access to Medicine Foundation on Nov 21, 2018.

Call for emergency aid in Mali as agencies run out of cash

Aid agencies in Mali are unable to provide emergency relief to starving women and children after running out of funds, and the number of people fleeing violence is rising.
from Norwegian Refugee Council on Nov 21, 2018.

Customers favour action on social and environment impact of clothes

Fashion brands should do more to improve the lives of women making their clothes, shoes or accessories, say three-quarters of respondents to a survey in five EU countries.
by Daniel on Nov 21, 2018.

World 'on track' to meet conservation targets

The world is on track to meet important conservation targets, with about 15 per cent of land and 7 per cent of oceans better safeguarded by conservation measures, says a report.
from UNEP on Nov 20, 2018.

Indian Railways to erect 3,000km protective wall

Almost a month after a serious accident in Amritsar, the Indian Railways has reportedly decided to build a 3,000 km wall to keep trespassers away from tracks in residential areas.
from The Economic Times on Nov 20, 2018.

'Sinister' Italian attacks on Mediterranean rescues condemned

Italian authorities are accused of criminalising humanitarian Mediterranean operations by seeking seizure of a rescue ship for alleged on-board waste disposal anomalies.
from MSF on Nov 20, 2018.

New council to ensure sustainable development of Himalayan region

A newly-established Himalayan council will act as a key agency for sustainable development in Indian states, including Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
from Down to Earth on Nov 20, 2018.

Malaria strategy 'on track to failure', warns WHO

The world is heading for failure on two key milestones of the WHO's malaria strategy, with a rise in cases in the 10 highest burden African countries, warns the agency.
from WHO on Nov 19, 2018.

Tanzania and World Bank agree on education for pregnant girls

The World Bank says it had agreed with the Tanzanian government on a new framework that will ensure pregnant schoolgirls continue with their education.
from allAfrica.com, The Citizen on Nov 19, 2018.
Edit
Remove

world

Edit
Remove
Edit
Remove

onfacebook

Edit
Remove

All the best global justice and human rights events in London, updated daily. Find out more

Edit
Remove

events

Edit
Remove

ontwitter

Edit
Remove
Edit
Remove