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10pc of drugs sold in developing countries dubious: WHO

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that people are taking medici

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10pc of drugs sold in developing countries dubious

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that people are taking medici

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COP21: What is at stake for developing countries?

As anticipation builds in the lead up to the 21st climate change conference in Paris, France, or COP21 as it is known, Saudi Aramco takes a look at what is at stake for developing countries. The world’s senior global experts

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Build better roads to bolster food supplies: study

Billion-dollar investments in basic transport and electricity in developing nations are among the best ways to curb hunger by 2030 since a quarter of all food is now wasted after harvest, according to a report issued on Thursday.

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UN goal of halving poverty 'met'

Developing countries appear to have already met a United Nations goal to halve extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries by 2015, thanks mainly to China's economic boom, the World Bank said on Wednesday. The Washington-base

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Girls' education drive receives good response

Nearly 1,000 businesses and retail outlets have pledged support to the “Dubai Cares Girls’ Education Campaign 2011”, an initiative which will run through Ramadan. The campaign which aims to provide girls in developing countries with a

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Emaar, Dubai Cares team up in education drive

Emaar Retail, a leading leisure and entertainment company in Dubai, has partnered with UAE-based philanthropic organisation Dubai Cares to support a recently launched education campaign. The Girls’ Education Campaign 2011 aims to increase

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Developing countries 'facing crisis fallout'

Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa said that the developing countries will be most affected by the fallout of the global economic downturn given their limited financial strength. He said the developed countries will over

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Bahrain calls for helping the poor

A call to protect developing and poor countries from the aftershocks of the global economic crisis went out from Bahrain on Monday. Aid promised to help countries develop and combat poverty or climate change must go ahead, despite the cris

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