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New York, 28 January 2017 : President Donald J. Trump’s executive order suspending refugee resettlement to the United States is an inhumane act against people fleeing war zones, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for a resumption of refugee resettlement. “Every day our teams on the ground see people desperately seeking safety at closed borders and in war zones from which they cannot flee,” said Jason Cone, executive director of MSF-USA. “Slamming...Read More
The reinstatement of the U.S. government’s Mexico City Policy by President Donald J. Trump, which prohibits nongovernmental organisations that receive U.S. funding from either performing or providing counselling or information on abortion, will undermine access to safe abortion services and endanger the lives of women. Unsafe abortion is one of the five main causes of maternal mortality worldwide, together with haemorrhage, eclampsia, sepsis and obstructed labour. Unsafe abortion accounts for a shocking 13 per cent of maternal deaths around the...Read More
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Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said the reinstatement by US president Donald Trump of the Mexico City Policy that prohibits nongovernmental organisations receiving US funding f...Read More
चौबीस वर्षीय इमरान को टीबी की दोहरी मार पड़ी थी। साल भर पहले उन्हें एक्सडीआर-टीबी (सबसे घातक टीबी संक्रमण) हो गया है। साथ ही नौकरी से भी हाथ धोना पड़ा है। इमरान बताते हैं कि एक्सडीआर-टीबी का मुफ्त इला...Read More

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February 22, 2017
Kobe, Japan/New Delhi – As 16 countries negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement meet next week in Kobe, Japan, for the seventeenth round of negotiations, internati...Read More
February 14, 2017
New Delhi/New York, 13 February 2017 - Five new challenges against patents on crucial new medicines to treat hepatitis C filed in India and Argentina are the latest in a global push to ensure access t...Read More