Today's News

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 19 October 2017 (AM)


Leaders commit to reduce deaths caused by noncommunicable diseases Governments have pledged to reduce suffering and deaths caused by heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the World Health Organization (WHO)…

19 Oct 2017 / Listen /
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Today's Features

Climate change isn't all "doom and gloom:" Singer Ellie Goulding at the UN


British singer Ellie Goulding has opened up about her passion for combating climate change: from creating a sustainable bracelet…

20 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Myanmar children facing "hell on earth"


A major alert has been issued for hundreds of thousands of Myanmar youngsters who've been forced to seek shelter…

19 Oct 2017 / Listen /

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 "Personality politics" driving conflict in South Sudan must end 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
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt


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