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2013-06-07 23:01:53

Leadership Team Appointed for the United Nations Special Envoy Office and MDG Health Alliance. Suprotik Basu to serve as CEO, David Alport to serve as SVP Communications New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Ray Chambers, the United Nations Secretary-General´s Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and for Malaria and the Chairman of the MDG Health Alliance — today announced two senior staff appointments. Suprotik Basu, who has served as Managing...

2013-06-04 23:15:09

Announcement comes as more than 120 UNA-USA members from across the country gather in Washington for advocacy and skills-building at Annual Meeting WASHINGTON D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 More than 120 members of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) have come together from across the United States to share their collective voice at their Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, and to raise awareness of the United Nations, and the critical role that the UN plays in securing a better...

Decline Of Biodiversity On Farms
2013-05-27 09:17:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Conservationists have been warning about the loss of biodiversity in the wild for years, but according to“¯Zakri Abdul Hamid, head of the United Nations´ new Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), diversity loss is also occurring under the watchful eyes of the world´s farmers. In Zakri´s first public remarks as head of the new panel, the Malaysian science...


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2011-01-26 14:08:59

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...

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