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Savings brains means Savings lives means Development of countries. Is that true?

September 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Global health experts say global health and development can be attained not only by preventing child immortality but also by making sure their lives improve in their first 1000 days. Lets take a look into what global health and developments agencies do in accordance with this in various countries.

For news on this, check the below link

http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/global-health-group-seeks-to-save-brains-as-well-as-lives/

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Now every child can live past 5!

Pneumonia and Diarrhea are still a major cause of child mortality in many poor countries. Lets take a look into What UN does to control malnutrition and vaccine preventable diseases to make sure every child lives upto 5 years.

 

For news on this, check the below link

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/14/opinion/calvin-un-child-survival/index.html

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Grameen Bank Founder Muhammad Yunus on ‘More Health for the Money’

November 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Muhammad Yunus, nobel laureate and Grameen Bank founder,  says it is time for taking measures to scale up innovative financing for development.

 

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www.devex.com/en/blogs/busannovate-making-the-money-go-further/more-health-for-the-money

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The Zambia story : How 800,000 Anti-Malaria Bednets Were Delivered Ahead of Schedule

November 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Read the story of how more than 800,000 anti-malaria bednets were delivered before the onset of the Rainy season in Zambia.

 

To read on this, click the Link below:
http://www.devex.com/en/blogs/busannovate-making-the-money-go-further

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Good news on polio vaccination from India

Polio vaccination in Bihar, India. Photo: Jean-Marc Giboux
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PAKISTAN: Fighting TB!!!


Pakistan is putting forth a strong fight against TB(Tuberculosis) that has affected about 17,000 people. This makes Pakistan sixth among nations with the highest burden of disease, according to officials. This article is about the National TB Control Programme(NTCP) and the ‘Stop TB’ programme

For News on this, click the Link below:
http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid=94088

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Pharma giants to share drug patents

Pharma giants and UN IP agency have joint hands to share drug patents for 20 diseases(including malaria and Tuberculosis) with public organisations.

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