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Baghdad population reaches more than 8m

Iraq's Ministry of Planning revealed today that the population of Baghdad amounted to more than eight million people, highlighting the capital's need for many amenities. The Iraqi Minister of Planning, Salman Jumaili said

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70 more hospitals needed in 5 Mena cities: report

With the current shortage of hospitals and clinics, an ageing population and the rise of medical tourism, the region will see a big demand for more and better healthcare facilities over the next five years, a report said. Even to simply

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UAE total population hits 9.1m

The UAE's population reached 9,121,167 by December 31, 2016, the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority said quoting administrative records. Records showed that the country had a male population of 6,298,294 and 2,82

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World population to hit 9.8bn by 2050, says report

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe, acc

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World population to hit 9.8bn by 2050, says report

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe, acc

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Over 10pc world’s population now obese, says study

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals the shocking news that 712 million children, women and men are obese. In one of the most comprehensive pieces of research done on the subject of obesity, the study b

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Food prices could double over demand, water scarcity

Swelling populations and demand for food combined with ever scarcer water and land resources could lead to a doubling of food prices and trigger civil unrest in some developing countries, a new report says. Demand for food with a

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Food prices could double over demand, water scarcity

Swelling populations and demand for food combined with ever scarcer water and land resources could lead to a doubling of food prices and trigger civil unrest in some developing countries, a new report says. Demand for food with a

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World's obese population hits 641 million

More than 640 million people globally now weigh in as obese and the world has more overweight than underweight people, according to an analysis of global trends in body mass index (BMI).   A startling increase in

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WISH report to focus on importance of healthy population

A new research is set to define the concept of population health, explain why a strategy is needed to address it, and list actions for policymakers to improve it.   The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH),

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