News tagged with economic development

The plus side of population aging

Around the world, people are living longer and having fewer children, leading to a population that is older, on average, than in the past. On average, life expectancy in developed countries has risen at a pace of three months ...

Sep 24, 2014
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Hunger, malnutrition in Canada's Arctic nears crisis

A new report highlighted Thursday growing hunger and malnutrition in Canada's Arctic as development snowballs and tastes change, and called for immediate actions to stop an "emerging public health crisis."

Mar 27, 2014
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UN: Rich countries advance women, poorest don't

Richer countries have made advances toward equality for women and provided greater access to sexual and reproductive health care over the past 20 years—but the poorest countries have made little progress, according to a ...

Feb 13, 2014
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UN wants better family planning

(AP)—The U.N.'s top population official wants governments to do more to ensure that women have access to family planning.

Jan 24, 2013
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