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First Ebola Vaccine Ready for Test Trial in Guinea

First Ebola Vaccine Ready for Test Trial in Guinea

6 March 2015 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is ready to launch Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea tomorrow, which if found effective, could be the "game-changer to finally end the epidemic and an insurance policy for any future ones". According to the latest update, Ebola has affected nearly 24,000 people, mostly... Read more

Uphold human rights in fight against violent extremism

Uphold human rights in fight against violent extremism

6 March 2015 - “Governments exist to serve the people – not the other way round,” said United Nations H... Read more

Five Women in Science Laureates revealed for 2015 awards

Five Women in Science Laureates revealed for 2015 awards

5 March 2015 - On 18 March, the L’Oréal and UNESCO will present The Women in Science Awards, acknowledg... Read more

Aid agencies triple targeted aid recipients in Ukraine

Aid agencies triple targeted aid recipients in Ukraine

4 March 2015 - According to a recent survey conducted by International Organization for Migration (IOM)... Read more

Helen Clark on Ebola:

Helen Clark on Ebola: "Address drivers of fragility which pr…

3 March 2015 – "The international community must ‘stay the course’ on getting to and staying at zero, a... Read more

Environmental crime: financing terror and threatening development

Environmental crime: financing terror and threatening develo…

  3 March 2015 - On the second observance of World Wildlife Day, we remember that wildlife crime is th... Read more

World Bank approves $500 million loan for MSMEs

World Bank approves $500 million loan for MSMEs

2 March 2015 – The World Bank approved a $500 million loan for the MSME Growth Innovation and Inclusive... Read more

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