Myanmar children in the grip of armed forces

 WFPOne in five children in the Myanmar conflict areas dies before the age of five according to human rights groups in the area. Children caught in the conflict also fall prey to forcible recruitment by the militia and regular army. Esther Lay is a living testimony to that. An active member of the Burmese NGO Karen Human Rights Group, she recounts her own painful experience.

How radiology can help developing countries in their fight against cancer

An increasing number of cancer patients in developing countries are dying due to lack of cancer treatment and management. Better equipment could help save lives- Rethy Chhem, Head of International Atomic Energy Agency’s Human Health Division tells UN Radio’s Louise Potterton.

 Lessons learned from the tragic 2004 Tsunami

In the aftermath of the deadly 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the entire UN system and more than 2,000 NGOs and other global partners joined together to respond to the disaster. Today, they have taken stock of the lessons learned from the tragedy in a report presented in April to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York. Dianne Penn reports.

Producer: Jocelyne Sambira
duration: 14’00″

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