Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

Tissue World Istanbul is returning at the Istanbul Congress Center from 4 — 6 September 2018

ISTANBUL, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tissue World Istanbul is set to take place at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Turkey from 4 – 6 September 2018.

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Secretary-General Unveils $5.4 Billion 2018 2019 Programme Budget to Fifth Committee, Drawing Mixed Reviews from Delegates on Funding, Staffing Cuts

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today heard United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres formally present an initial budget proposal of just over $5.4 billion, before recosting, for the 2018 2019 budget cycle beginning on 1 …

Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics

DAKAR, SENEGAL West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.

A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood …

Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War, Climate Sho

ROME Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said Thursday.

Nearly half of the 119 countries …