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October 30 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Thu Oct 30 2014, 08:33:39

Amid fears of renewed conflict in South Sudan, ethnic rivalries are complicating efforts to move refugees from flooded camps Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Oct 30 2014, 08:30:03

Treatment centres are being built in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea but still big need for doctors and nurses to staff them

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Oct 30 2014, 06:22:00

British military medics train Sierra Leonean hygienists in the hope of curbing the spread of the Ebola virus. The local healthcare workers are shown how to prevent the spread of the disease by wearing protective clothing and disinfecting themselves. The training centre is expected to be graduating 240 workers a week by the end of the month Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Oct 30 2014, 03:00:38

The South American giant needs to live up to its ideals on the global stage, and civil society activists have a role to play Continue reading...

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October 29 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 29 2014, 17:38:00

US president Barack Obama praises health workers battling Ebola in the worst affected West Africa nations. Obama's comments come as the World Health Organisation suggested on Wednesday that Liberia may be seeing a decline in the rate of transmission of Ebola, with falls in the number of burials and new admissions as well as a plateau in laboratory-confirmed cases Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 29 2014, 15:37:17

The NHS is in trouble and its chief executive has requested £8bn to save it. But how does Britains system compare with healthcare around the world and what can we learn? From hard-pressed India to highly organised Germany, eight Guardian correspondents report

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 29 2014, 13:17:10

Dr Jeremy Farrar of Wellcome Trust says international community is belatedly taking actions necessary to stem tide of disease

Jeremy Farrar: we are approaching a turning point

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 29 2014, 13:01:39

Report by charity contrasts devastating effects of deep recession alongside wealth of richest elite increasing by $0.5m a minute Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 29 2014, 11:52:13

Inspired as a child to help Aids orphans, Kendall Ciesemier tells us how she battled her own serious illness while trying to make a difference

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 29 2014, 11:33:18

A year on from launching lawsuits, slum dwellers are taking their demands for toilets and housing to the health ministry Continue reading...

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