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Video: World Water Day Marked With 'Toilet Campaign'
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, society, UnitedNations, unitednations, middle-east, world, children, death, environment, illness, health, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, prevention )

- 1761 days ago -
United Nations launches campaign to lift deadly taboo on talking about toilets and "open defecation" in poor nations.
The Promise of a Plant in the Fight Against Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, crime, death, children, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, society, UnitedNations, world, disease, babies, death, family, research, prevention, protection, safety, risks, society, study, treatment, healthcare, health )

- 1770 days ago -
I recently returned from Ngara, Tanzania, a deeply poor region on the Burundian and Rwandan borders, where Concern is researching how a flowery bush could be just that tool we are looking for and so desperately need.
Looming Sequester Likely to Impact Funding for International Family Planning
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, ethics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, HumanRights, humanrights, politics, unitednations, usa, world, society, women, sadness, safety, rights, health, culture, americans, children, child, family, freedoms, warning, safety, risks )

- 1791 days ago -
Cutting $30 million from international family planning funding would mean that: 1,560,000 fewer women and couples would receive contraceptive services and supplies; 450,000 more unintended pregnancies, including 210,000 more unplanned births, wou
UN Tackles Gay 'Conversion Therapy' For First Time
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, HumanRights, world, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, politics, society, GoodNews, ethics, children, freedoms, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, protection, warning, health, healthcare )

- 1804 days ago -
A panel of mental health experts, human rights advocates, religious leaders and a former patient gathered Thursday at the United Nations Church Center to discuss a controversial therapy that claims to "cure" gay people and make them straight.
Video: Haunted By Violence, Children in DRC Find Healing Through Art
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, HumanRights, humanrights, society, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, world, violence, UnitedNations, unitednations, children, ethics, health, healthcare, protection, treatment )

- 1809 days ago -
He is in a child-friendly space managed by UNICEF partner AVSI in Mugunga III, a site in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo where several thousand internally displaced persons have found shelter.
Iran Unable to Get Life-Saving Drugs Due to International Sanctions
Health & Wellness  (tags: iran, HumanRights, humanrights, politics, UnitedNations, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, health, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning, illness )

- 1828 days ago -
Western measures targeting Tehran's nuclear programme have impeded trade of medicines for illnesses such as cancer
Bolivians Demand the Right to Chew Coca Leaves
Health & Wellness  (tags: UnitedNations, unitednations, world, health, treatment, medicine )

- 1828 days ago -
Bolivia wins special exemption from global drugs convention despite international opposition
UN Adopts 'Momentous' Resolution on Universal Healthcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, humanrights, ethics, death, government, unitednations, UnitedNations, world, usa, health, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, society, safety )

- 1859 days ago -
General assembly urges countries to launch affordable healthcare systems that cover all their citizens
New Food Assistance Accord to Take Effect in 2013
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, asia, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, humans, middle-east, humanrights, HumanRights, world, unitednations, UnitedNations, usa, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, food, health, child )

- 1886 days ago -
A new international food assistance convention will come into force on January 1 next year after the European Union ratified it this week, but critics say it lacks teeth.
Thinking Outside the Stall on World Toilet Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, hygiene, running water, toilets, health, healthcare, humans, humanrights, UnitedNations, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

- 1888 days ago -
When the United Nations commemorates World Toilet Day next week, there will be a lingering question in the minds of activists: how best can water and sanitation be given high priority in the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the U.N.'s post
The UN Says Hippies Were Right: We Know That!
Health & Wellness  (tags: unitednations, gmos, worldwide hippies, hippies, health, study )

- 2500 days ago -
Decades ago, a sizable if motley group of individuals began to reject chemical agriculture arguing that food grown with chemicals was less wholesome, negatively affected the environment and less resilient. Many of these back to-the-land types, l
Tons of Food Aid Rotting in Haiti Ports
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, news, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, corruption, crime, death, society, UnitedNations, usa, culture, dishonesty, family, sadness, society, women, world, diet, disease, b )

- 3603 days ago -
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti - While millions of Haitians go hungry, containers full of food are stacking up in the nation's ports because of government red tape -- leaving tons of beans, rice and other staples to rot under a sweltering sun or be devoured by vermin.
WHO: Nets, Medicines Win Ground Against Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, death, unitednations, world, medicine, research, study, women )

- 3637 days ago -
We saw a very drastic impact," said Dr. Arata Kochi, chief of malaria for the W.H.O. "If this is done everywhere, we can reduce the disease burden 80 to 85 percent in most African countries within five years."
Meet Jane Goodall at Peace Celebrations Sunday, Free Admission
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, humans, Sustainabililty, world, wildlife, water, protection, science, interesting, freedoms, usa, politics, war, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'PEACE!', UnitedNations, unitednations, violence, GoodNews, government, Su )

- 3770 days ago -
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Dr. Jane Goodall this Sunday in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. Directions included. Participants will join in a celebration of U.N. Peace Day with a magnificent pageant of Giant Peace Doves. Free admission.
Global Activities for Peace Day - 21 September, 2007
Health & Wellness  (tags: GoodNews, habitat, Sustainabililty, world, 'PEACE!', UnitedNations, war, children, culture, freedoms )

- 3772 days ago -
Millions will celebrate a day of ceasefire and non-violence. UK: Concert in London Afghanistan: Polio campaign days - WHO/UNICEF Global healthcare: Star Syringe immunisation camps Iraq: Civil Dialogue planting olive trees Thailand: Giant peace wall

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