News tagged with millennium development goals

Maternal mortality cut by almost half in 25 years: UN

Deaths of women from pregnancy-related causes have fallen by almost half across the world in the past quarter century, but only nine countries have achieved the targets set by the UN, a report by UN agencies and the World ...

Nov 12, 2015
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Tracking the viral parasites cruising our waterways

Humans aren't the only ones who like to cruise along the waterways, so do viruses. For the first time, a map of fecal viruses traveling our global waterways has been created using modeling methods to aid in assessing water ...

Jun 16, 2015
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Dismantling gains in global health?

As the Third International Conference on Financing for Development begins in Ethiopia, Áine Markham of Médecins Sans Frontières warns that basing funding decisions on country-level finance indicators could be a step backwards ...

Jul 13, 2015
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Rwandan child mortality sharply on the decline

After the genocide in the mid-1990s, Rwanda initiated major social and health reforms to improve the survival of all children. In his dissertation, Aimable Musafili from Uppsala University and the University of Rwanda reports ...

Sep 25, 2015
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