News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature
from or mentioning China
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Millennium Development Goal drinking water target met
The Millennium DEvelopment Goal (MDG) of halving the proportion of the world's human population without access to safe drinking water has been achieved and exceeded well in advance of the 2015 targ...
06 Mar '12 | Millennium Development Goals | International
India records one year without polio cases
India appears to have interrupted wild poliovirus transmission, completing one year without polio since its last case, in a 2-year-old girl in the state of West Bengal, on 13 January 2011. India wa...
12 Jan '12 | Polio
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
Call for pictorial warnings on tobacco packs
Research shows that even among people who believe tobacco is harmful, few understand its specific health risks. According to the WHO, despite this lack of understanding health warnings on tobacco p...
29 May '09 | Smoking
Influenza A (H1N1) Swine Flu - Update
No new cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infections have been reported in New Zealand recently. The number of suspected cases changes as more people with symptoms are assessed (treated and isolated), and...