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President Mutharika calls for access to medicines revolution

Leaders and health and trade experts united in Lilongwe, Malawi to call for greater coherence between national laws and regional frameworks to increase access to lifesaving medicines, vaccines and…  


Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Remarks at Side Event promoting Universal Health Coverage (UHC)  


Evidence- and rights- based laws and policies are key to ending AIDS

Five years ago, a landmark report published by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law urged governments to promote laws and policies grounded in evidence and human rights in order to turn the tide…  


Vulnerable to violence: Empowering women in South Sudan

It is a violation of human rights, a major global health problem, and is experienced by approximately one in three women worldwide. Yet the fight to end violence against women is too often overlooked…  


Life-saving medicines to reach 3,800 people living with HIV/AIDS

UNDP delivered the first batch of medicines under a new project designed to make sure the most vulnerable people get their treatments on time. Based on an agreement with the Ministry of Health, UNDP…  


UNDP and GSMA partner on mobile technology for global development goals

UNDP and the GSMA are joining forces to harness the power of mobile technology to accelerate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Also known as the Global Goals, the SDGs are a…  


Social and economic costs of Zika can reach up to US$ 18 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean

The socio-economic cost of the recent spread of the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean will total an estimated US$7-18 billion between 2015 and 2017, according to an impact assessment…  


UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Crown Prince Haakon of Norway lauds Liberia’s Ebola survivors and response workers

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway today met with Ebola survivors, and Ebola Response Workers and paid tribute to their efforts in caring for people infected and affected by the disease.  


Helen Clark: Keynote Speech at the Global Dialogue for Happiness “Where is Happiness on the Global Agenda?”

Jumeirah Beach Hotel - Dubai, United Arab Emirates  


Commonwealth Parliamentarians plan to tackle the tobacco epidemic

Members of Parliamentary Commonwealth countries met in London for the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. The large international gathering was used as an opportunity to advance tobacco…  

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