IACenter.org. News, Information and Connections for Action. Time to work out how to make sustainable development happen By Magnus Bengtsson There is still very little information - and agreement - on how all the 17 SDGs and 169 targets are to be achieved Financing the fight against poverty By Adriano Campolina Aid agencies can help, but there is no substitute for a motivated, capable, accountable and well-resourced government We must move faster to end HIV, TB and malaria By Mark Dybul Health investments have saved 17 million lives but it's no time to celebrate.
We are only halfway there. Early warning systems saved lives in quake-prone Chile By Anastasia Moloney Lives were saved because of Chile's strict building codes, which means newer buildings are able to withstand strong quakes Achieving the new global goals: It's about rural people By Kanayo F. United Nations Foundation - United Nations Foundation - Connecting You with the United Nations.
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LATINOAMÉRICA. Demand Progress. CrowdVoice. Petition Online. How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe. By Tara Culp-Ressler on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am "How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe" As the nation continues to grapple with the best policy solutions to help prevent gun violence, powerful lobbying groups like the NRA continue to wield outsized influence over the ongoing conversation.
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Médicos del Mundo. Con esta iniciativa, queremos contribuir a la iniciativa puesta en marcha por la Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria (SEMFYC) el pasado 10 de julio y que suma ya más de 1.300 profesionales objetores contra la exclusión sanitaria.
Lanzamos Derecho a Curar, una campaña en apoyo de la objeción de conciencia del personal sanitario – macopa
La iniciativa, dirigida en un primer momento a médicos y médicas de familia, se amplía a profesionales de todas las especialidades médicas, de enfermería, administrativos de salud...
“en definitiva –explica Álvaro González, presidente de Médicos del Mundo– se trata de suscitar un movimiento del mundo sanitario contra una medida que choca contra la ética profesional. Human Society. The GOOD Guide to Volunteering. Movember Worldwide - Home. ToxiCola.org - ¿Cáncer a sorbos?
OCCUPY/INDIGNADOS. HAMBRUNA. FEED Projects. Survival International - El movimiento por los pueblos indígenas. Darfur Visible. FAO South Somalia mission Aug 11 2011.mov. Charity: water. Horn of Africa: on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. One of the worst droughts in a century, compounded by high food prices and unremitting political strife, is spawning an immense humanitarian crisis on the Horn of Africa.
Thousands of Somalis are fleeing their homeland each week; most of those who survive the brutal journey end up in refugee camps in neighboring Kenya. Aid agencies are calling it the worst drought in 60 years. Although centered on Somalia, which lacks a functioning government and suffers from constant battles with Islamic rebels, the crisis has also affected people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. Reports suggest parts of Somalia may already be on the verge of famine, a repeat of the emergency situation two decades ago.
11 Myths About Global Hunger. One of the most common myths about hunger is that there isn't enough food in the world.
In fact, there is. Hunger is often a question of access. (Copyright: WFP/Mohammed Siddiq) There isn’t enough food to feed the world, most of the world's hungry live in Africa, and it's mostly a question of droughts and other natural disasters. All of these statements are wrong. Myth 1: There isn’t enough food to feed the world. Myth 2: Resolving hunger means ensuring people have enough to eat.Reality: Hunger also involves the type of food you eat.
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