News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature

from or mentioning the Philippines

The news articles listed below include information from, about or mentioning the Philippines.

Health uses of the drumstick tree (India)

The drumstick tree thrives in India and also grows in the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan, among other places. The many and various uses of the bark, sap, roots, leaves, seeds and flowers of the ...

02 May '16 | Moringa oleifera | India

Asia and Pacific talks on Child Rights

Despite the fact that children's growth in the region and the world is improving, many children are still suffering because of war, violence, discrimination, poverty, disease and a worsening enviro...

04 Nov '10 | Child Welfare | International

Call to protect hospitals, schools from impact of disasters

WHO and UNICEF today called on governments to strengthen risk reduction measures in four key areas so that health and education systems are able to cope with disasters, including the risks from cli...

18 Jun '09 | Disater Preparedness | International

Health ministers to accelerate efforts against drug-resistant TB

Health ministers from countries with the greatest burdens of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) have agreed to a series of actions to accelerate efforts to halt and reverse the global epidemic of the...

02 Apr '09 | TB | International

Barclays Chairman visits UNICEF project in Manila, Philippines

The Building Young Futures project between UNICEF and Barclays, is providing £250,000 over three years to the Philippines, focused on two areas in Masbate province and Pasay City, Metro Manila. The...

16 Mar '09 | Child Welfare | The Philippines

Checklist helps reduce surgical complications, deaths

The WHO has found that use of a simple surgical checklist during major operations can reduce the rate of surgery-related deaths and complications by over 33 percent

14 Jan '09 | Safety in surgery

Soccer Aid 2008 raises over £1.14 million for UNICEF

International childrens' charity UNICEF has announced that Soccer Aid 2008 raised over £1.14 million for its health, education and protection work with vulnerable children worldwide. Especially gi...

19 Dec '08 | Soccer Aid | International

Barclays and UNICEF announce £5million partnership

The partnership involves an unprecedented degree of collaboration between UNICEF UK and a corporate partner on the design and delivery of a global initiative. As well as investing £5million, Barcla...

11 Nov '08 | Child Welfare | International

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