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Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Global Goals

‘Solar for Health’ initiative set

Solar power is helping make universal healthcare a reality in places where unreliable power supplies regularly affect access to vital services, and can out...

Swift action on pollution

Cities are major contributors to climate change. According to United Nations (UN) Habitat, cities consume 78 percent of the world’s energy and produce more...

Sheer will to restore

The success of the rehabilitation of the world-famous Boracay island — albeit only within six months — had shown that a solid political will...

Achieving financial inclusion

Financial inclusion is a goal that both the national government and financial institutions continually strive to achieve. According to the World Bank, financial inclusion is...

WHO prioritizes medical improvements

In the wake of more than four years of intense conflict in Iraq to dislodge the terrorist group ISIL, the rehabilitation of the health...

‘Reasons for hope’ still here — Guterres

Last year, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued “a red alert” over a range of dangers confronting the world, which “still persist” as 2019...

Drones finally save the day

On a small island in the remote South Pacific, a one-month-old baby has become the world’s first child to be given a vaccine delivered...

Babies boom in 2019

As the calendar flipped to 2019, about 395,072 babies were born around the world, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said, adding that a...

Key Libyan hospital in danger

The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya’s second-largest city of Benghazi and warned that...