5 things you might not know about malaria

1. In 2016 cases of Malaria actually rose In 2016 cases of Malaria rose by 5 million from 2015, with a total of 216 million cases of malaria in...
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How stoves are tackling health, environment and gender equality issues in Lao DPR

The World Bank, in partnership with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), is replacing over 50,000 charcoal and wood burning...
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Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought

Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya. The flooding has hit Mandera country and the town of Dadaab,...
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World Immunisation Week: what has been achieved to date and what does the future hold?

This week marks ‘World Immunisation Week’ organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The aim of World Immunisation Week is...
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Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects

The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change adaptation projects. Earlier in 2018, the Green Climate Fund...
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Drones are joining the fight against insect borne diseases

Drones are one step closer to combating insect borne diseases after a successful test, the UN has announced. The UN International Atomic Energy...
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