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SNOMED International Welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Health Information Center to the SNOMED CT Community

London, United Kingdom, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SNOMED International and the National Health Information Center (NHIC) are pleased to announce that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recently joined as the organization's thirty–ninth ...

Patriotism versus Hope: Eritreans Wrestle with Leaving Home or Remaining

Losing a part of oneself: The difficult economic situation in Eritrea means that the roads of the capital Asmara are shared by battered old cars and donkey-drawn carts. Eritreans who leave the country often explain that no matter how opposed they might ...

Sudan’s Fragile Hope for Democracy

The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, Sudan, referred to by its acronym UNAMID, was established on 31 July 2007 with the adoption of Security Council resolution 1769. UNAMID has the protection of civilians as its core mandate, ...

From Tony Blair to Mette Frederiksen

By Roberto SavioROME, Jun 21 2019 – Social Democrats, who had been steadily disappearing following the crisis of 2008, have been making a small comeback in the last year. Now they are in power in Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and, most recently, ...

Low-Income Countries Pay Over 20 Times More for Generic Drugs

By Caley PigliucciUNITED NATIONS, Jun 21 2019 – A recently-released report by the Washington-based Center for Global Development (CGD) shows that generic drugs, like omeprazole (used to treat heartburn), can cost 20-30 times more in low and middle-income ...

International conference in Vienna: Successful societies are those that manage diversity and stimulate empathy towards the Other

By Geneva CentreVIENNA, Jun 21 2019 (IPS-Partners) Societies must work together to build more tolerance, solidarity and peace within and between nations, said the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, ...

International conference in Vienna: Executive Director of the Geneva Centre meets with officials of Azerbaijan and the United Arab Emirates, religious leaders and civil society representatives

By Geneva CentreVIENNA, Jun 21 2019 (IPS-Partners) Following the 19 June international conference on “From the Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Cooperation to Human Security” held in Vienna, the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human ...

Poor Outlook for HIV-positive Children in Pakistan

By Charlotte MunnsUNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 2019 – Over 785 people have been diagnosed with HIV in Larkana, Pakistan. 82% of those individuals are children, and only half are receiving the treatment they need. A World Health Organisation (WHO) report ...

‘Born A Refugee, I Dream of a Place Called Home’

By Mohammed EidCHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, USA, Jun 20 2019 – I am a refugee, born to a refugee family. I was granted that status on the day I came into this world. I was not aware of what had happened before then. I did not fight any battle, ...

More Megacities, More Pressure on Forests

While there were just 10 megacities worldwide in 1990, this number has tripled to 33, with populations of more than 10 million people. The number of megacities is expected to rise to 43 by 2030, mostly in developing countries. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS By ...
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