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UNDP chief urges swift measures against non-communicable diseases

London — UNDP Administrator Helen Clark called Monday for swift, firm measures to halt a global surge in diseases such as cancer and diabetes, saying they belong “permanently on the global development agenda.” “Failure to curb the growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) now will leadmore


Strengthening life-saving health services in South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan – On the eve of World AIDS Day, funding of US$27 million has been announced to boost vital health services in South Sudan, including welcome support for people living with HIV/AIDS. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has signed the Phase II agreement of themore

HIV traps Asian households in vicious circle of joblessness, debt

School enrollment, nutrition also suffer, new study says Bangkok —Households in Asia that include people living with HIV exhaust their savings and liquidate assets at a disproportionately high rate, often plunging into “irreversible poverty,” according to a new UN Development Programme (UNDP)more

South-South Expo Showcasing Successful Solutions to Food Insecurity

Rome - The Fourth Annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) opened today in Rome, with more than 600 delegates from 150 countries convening to exchange and scale-up best practices and innovative solutions to complex food security challenges. The conference is hosted by the Food andmore

New Asia-Pacific report focuses on transgender persons

Bangkok – A lack of targeted research on transgender persons in Asia and the Pacific is significantly hindering their access to health services and blocking effective responses to HIV, says a groundbreaking study released here today to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.more

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