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UN / BAN KI-MOON

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon drops by the daily UN press briefing to “share his personal sadness” at the death of US Senator Edward Kennedy, and reacts to the leaked criticism by a Norwegian diplomat ahead of his upcoming trip to Norway and the North Pole. UNTV

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PAKISTAN / DISEASE EARLY WARNING

The World Health Organization (WHO) and health partners have prevented large-scale disease outbreaks in northwest Pakistan with the help of an early warning system. The mass dislocation of people due to conflict has fanned enormous health challenges, including the threat of epidemics. WHO

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DR CONGO / CHILD SURVIVAL

Poor nutrition has left 46 per cent of children under five chronically malnourished in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNICEF-supported health centres with a community approach to treating malnutrition are helping to dramatically improve children’s health and nutritional status. UNICEF

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