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Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge, said Oxfam today. The warning comes as governments gather in Japan to agree a major new scientific report,
Chronic illness in these countries has some distinctive characteristics...And chronic illness typically begins about a decade earlier than in developed countries...The treatment is usually expensive and the rich in poor countries are likely to have
The system will help catch tax evaders who have hidden money offshore...Joseph Stead, Christian Aid's Senior Economic Justice Adviser, said: 'Up to $9 trillion dollars is thought to be hidden offshore from the tax authorities in developing countries.
Billionaire and former tech mogul Bill Gates predicts that there will be almost no poor countries left in the world by 2035. Almost all nations will be either lower-middle income or wealthier, and most will have surpassed the 35 countries that are
Overweight and obesity rates since 1980 have almost doubled in China and Mexico, and risen by a third in South Africa, which now has a higher rate than the United Kingdom. AFP There are almost twice as many obese people in poor countries than in rich
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that as many as 185 million people are infected with hepatitis C, which is often called a viral time bomb because it can exist, undiagnosed, in a person's body for many years without causing symptoms.
Cattle bred for meat and dairy in some poor countries can emit 100 times more earth-warming carbon dioxide than those in rich countries for each kilogramme of protein (milk, meat) produced, says a new study ...Cattle in developing countries account
If you like your healthcare plan, you'll be able to keep your healthcare plan...Nothing changes, except your health insurance costs will go down...Benghazi was a spontaneous protest that got out of control in direct response to an inflammatory video
In poor and middle-income countries, a lethal malady once prominent mainly in affluent parts of the globe is raising its ugly head. Cancer incidence rates are increasing at double that of the rest of the world...As Jason Gale reports in the December
The latest international clampdown on tax evasion must involve both rich and poor countries if it is to stop criminals hiding billions from the taxman, campaigners say today...Industrialised countries' governments are setting up a new global system