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2030: Shared Prosperity is Possible in our Region

2030: Shared Prosperity is Possible in our Region

By Hasan Tuluy The World Bank, under the leadership of President Jim Yong Kim, has focused attention on the ambitious and demanding work to eliminate extreme poverty in the world’s… Read more »

Semen enhancing cervical tumours

Semen enhancing cervical tumours

By Dr Cory Couillard Cervical cancer is now one of the most common cancers in women overall. Cancer is a disease in which the cells in the body develop out of… Read more »

Colombia gets ready for Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

Colombia gets ready for Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

By Alexandra Dennis PANAMA – Colombia’s cutting edge reputation for disaster risk management received a boost this week as high-level experts gathered in Bogota to identify strategic actions for disaster risk… Read more »

Ban calls for concerted global action to save world’s oceans from pollution, acidification

Ban calls for concerted global action to save world’s oceans from pollution, acidification

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to take stronger action to protect the planet’s seas, warning that pollution, unsustainable exploitation, climate change and acidification threaten the very foundations… Read more »

Regional countries agree to biosphere reserves

Regional countries agree to biosphere reserves

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries are among several nations committed to a ministerial declaration and a three-year action plan that aims, among other things, to create… Read more »

IN THE SHADOWS OF OUR CHILDREN

IN THE SHADOWS OF OUR CHILDREN

By Dr. Basil Springer “I am the light of the world: he that followeth Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” – John 8:12… Read more »

State of the World 2013 asks “can we get there-and what happens if we fall short?”

State of the World 2013 asks “can we get there-and what happens if we fall short?”

Washington, D.C.—In today’s society, the word “sustainable” has become practically meaningless, with most sustainable products just a step less bad than conventional alternatives. Because of the power of “sustainable,” the… Read more »

Earth Day 2013 themed The Face of Climate Change

Earth Day 2013 themed The Face of Climate Change

NEW YORK, United States– Organizers from Earth Day Network (EDN), the non-profit group dedicated to diversifying and mobilizing the environmental movement through planning and coordinating Earth Day activities and events around… Read more »

Are vaginal douches safe?

Are vaginal douches safe?

By Dr Cory Couillard Women douche because they mistakenly believe it gives many health benefits. Women who douche say they do it to prevent pregnancies, avoid sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and… Read more »

Diet to prevent heart disease

Diet to prevent heart disease

By Dr Cory Couillard A newly published study in the journal BMJ Open has strongly associated the occurrence of male pattern baldness and coronary heart disease.  The analysis of nearly 37,000… Read more »