The deployment of MISCA and French forces are mandated protect civilians, prevent atrocities, and restore humanitarian access that has been lost due to unrest and instability.
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Nurit Greenger writes about her time in apartheid South Africa, and a black South African legislator's statement that Israel is in no way an apartheid.
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The world-renowned anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. Some of his dream has come true, but much of it has not.
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The crisis in the Central African Republic has escalated in recent months as rival Christian and Muslim groups continue to engage in heavy clashes.
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Anand Grover is a lawyer from India who is known for his legal activism in Indian law relating to HIV. He is a co-founder member of the Lawyers Collective and has been UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health since 2008. He spoke with the Citize
11:40 Nov 27, 2013
Despite a 26% overall reduction in new HIV infections in Asia and the Pacific since 2001, the epidemic still outpaces regional responses.
11:54 Nov 21, 2013
Boko Haram actions have increased tensions between ethnic communities, interrupted development, frightened investors, and alarmed Nigeria's neighbors.
15:14 Nov 19, 2013
Statistics by the HIV/AIDS Prevention Department of the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Vietnam shows that currently there are about 170,000 drug users in the listed record of the country.
16:21 Nov 16, 2013
'Why wouldn't you want to share my chocolate?' What would be your answer if a young five year old girl infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) asks this innocent question? The Indian government Department of AIDS Control (DAC)
06:42 Nov 16, 2013
In 2011 an estimated It is estimated that in 2011 out of the 120 million children were ill with pneumonia and 1.3 million of them succumbed to the disease.
14:25 Nov 15, 2013
Boko Haram, whose name means Western education is a sin, is linked to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an organization responsible for thousands of deaths in northeast and central Nigeria.
17:08 Nov 13, 2013
In India, this concern has been overcome by the cadre of link workers in Bihar who have managed to increase the number of referrals at testing centres by adopting inventive ways of convincing the vulnerable communities to access treatment.
18:12 Nov 11, 2013
A young scientist was awarded the third prize at Falling Walls 2013 for her research aimed to reduce mortality and complication rate in surgical procedures to treat cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).
19:38 Nov 10, 2013
Xolelwa Joni, a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) survivor spoke with Citizen News Service (CNS) at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health.
04:05 Nov 8, 2013
An estimated five million people have lost their lives since 1998, and millions more have been uprooted and displaced due to cycle of violence in DRC.
13:28 Nov 7, 2013
There is evidence of an important association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and tuberculosis (TB). DM increases the risk of active tuberculosis by a factor of 2 to 3. Also people with TB, who have diabetes, have been found to have worse TB treatmen
13:57 Nov 6, 2013
Another recent report by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency found that 10% of UK smokers now use e-cigarettes, and the number of EC/ENDS users in UK has risen to around 1.3 million in 2013,
19:16 Nov 5, 2013
There is no doubt that investment and thrust for more effective new diagnostic and treatment tools for tuberculosis (TB) must go up but alongside it is equally imperative to optimally use existing technologies. 'Innovation has the ability to change
15:33 Nov 4, 2013
While the number of people detected with MDR-TB increased to 94,000 globally in 2012 (by more than 40%) this amounts to less than 20% of those actually estimated to have MDR-TB. Even amongst the lucky few who did get diagnosed, almost 17, 000 of the
20:38 Nov 2, 2013
Pneumonia is the single largest cause of death in children worldwide. Every year, it kills an estimated 1.2 million children under the age of five years, accounting for 18% of all deaths of children under five
16:21 Nov 2, 2013