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15,000 child deaths daily despite drop in under-five mortality: UN report

Ashutosh Sharma's coverage in Maharashtra on maternal and new born care.

Last year, 15,000 children under the age of five died each day, nearly half of whom were newborns. The sombre statistics come in a UN report published on Thursday which says many of…

19 Oct 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 18 October 2017 (PM)

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UN chief heads for CAR "to strengthen international support for peace" Against a backdrop of growing violence and communal tension, the UN chief announced on Wednesday that he's heading to the Central African…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /
UN condemns deadly attacks on journalists News in Brief 18 October 2017 (AM) 5,000 children now reunited with their families in South Sudan: UNICEF News in Brief 17 October 2017 (PM) News in Brief 17 October 2017 (AM) News in Brief 16 October 2017 (PM)
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International support "a silver lining" after Somalia bombing

Ceremony to open a Drought Operations Coordination Center

International support "a silver lining" in the wake of Somalia bombing Somalis have taken to the streets of the…

19 Oct 2017 / Listen /

HIV, AIDS treatment at "tipping point" for first time: UNAIDS chief

Presser by the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS

Significant progress has been made on the HIV and AIDS fronts, but they are illnesses that cannot be forgotten.…

19 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Immediate investment needed for violence-free world by 2030

Panel discussion on ÒProtecting children affected by armed violence in the communityÓ

Urgent investment is needed in order to reduce violence against children in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /

FAO and partners battle new banana disease strain

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A new strain of fungus is threatening one of the world's most favourite fruits. The warning comes from the…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /

"Personality politics" driving conflict in South Sudan must end

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, briefs the Security Council on the situation in South Sudan. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

The South Sudanese people have been "held hostage" to "personality politics" for long enough and accountable institutions must be…

17 Oct 2017 / Listen /
Reproductive health inextricably linked to inequality: UNFPA Diplomats help build buzz over World Bee Day Global hunger rises for first time in a decade: FAO Africa Week focus on integration, prosperity and peace Cricket helping young hurricane evacuees "Return to Happiness" Modern slavery: the "dark underbelly" of globalization
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