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VIETNAM / WORLD CANCER DAY

Viet Nam is one of around 80 countries that have received assistance from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in cancer control. After cardiovascular diseases, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the country. According to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), there are around 125,000 new cancer cases and [...]

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MALI / SC DELEGATION VISIT

A Security Council delegation wrapped up a two-day visit to Mali, where it got a first-hand look at United Nations efforts to assist the West African nation as it emerges from crisis and tackle a host of political, security, development and humanitarian challenges. MINUSMA

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WHO / WORLD CANCER DAY REPORT

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), is launching the World Cancer Report 2014, a collaboration of over 250 leading scientists from more than 40 countries, describing multiple aspects of cancer research and control. WHO / IARC

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SOUTH SUDAN / LADSOUS WRAP

At the end of a two-day visit in South Sudan, the head of peacekeeping operations Hervé Ladsous stressed that priority must be given to implementing the cessation of hostilities agreement that was signed on 23 January. During his trip he also met with President Salva Kiir in Juba. UNMISS

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LEBANON / CASH CARD ASSISTANCE

To assist Syrian refugees in Lebanon more safely and efficiently, UNHCR has been distributing ATM cards that can be used to access cash grants. It's a new technology for some refugees. UNCHR

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