Tag Archives: Public health

12Feb/17

Won’t solemnise weddings without proof of toilets, declare Muslim imams in northern India

In a unique move, over 1,200 Muslim imams in India’s northern Haryana state declare that they will not solemnise a wedding without proofs of toilets at the residences of prospective brides and grooms.
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11Feb/16

Actress Michelle Yeoh launches ground breaking road safety initiative

Globally 1.3 million people are killed on roads every year including 500 children daily.
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11Feb/16

Malawi grapples with hunger years after grain surplus

Hunger is again stalking Malawi, with 2.8 million people at risk in a country recently lauded for slashing malnutrition rates. Floods and drought have hit the staple maize crop, exposing the fragility of Malawi’s progress, which was partly rooted in a fertilizer grant for small-scale farmers that the cash-strapped government, now starved of donor funds, can ill afford.
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