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Myanmar rural development gaps highlighted by preventable child death toll

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In Myanmar, up to 150 children under five are dying every day from preventable illnesses, UNICEF warned on Tuesday. The findings come in a report by the UN Children's Fund into development inequalities…

23 May 2017 / Listen /

Despite progress, life for Myanmar’s children remains struggle: UNICEF

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Despite progress made by Myanmar to further children's rights in the country, more than half of them still live…

23 May 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 22 May 2017 – (AM)

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Libya needs urgent humanitarian aid as crisis deepens: UN The UN High Commissioner for Refugees says his agency, UNHCR,…

22 May 2017 / Listen /

Asia-Pacific Commission "critical to enhancing multilateralism": UN chief

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The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is "critical to enhancing multilateralism", said the…

15 May 2017 / Listen /
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