Friday 19 August 2022
poor countries

Poorer regions ‘toiling to catch up with richer ones’

Living standards continue to diverge within many economically advanced countries as poorer regions struggle to catch up with richer ones, according to new research by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).


Drug costs 'will push millions into poverty'

Tens of millions of people in low and middle income countries would be pushed below the poverty line by buying common but vital medicines which are already unaffordable to hundreds of millions more, a study has found. Laurens Niens' team a


Climate change ‘threatens poor countries’

Climate change will reverse years of work reducing poverty in the developing world without strong, urgent action, according to a report. The report produced by independent sustainability experts Forum for the Future, an independent, non-pr

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