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Insurance relieves drought affected farmers in Malawi

Ester Saizi after receiving her insurance payout.

Ester Saizi, 50, has been a farmer for almost her entire life. She laments that her field, which would 15 years ago provide her household ...

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“Less talk and more action on albinism in Africa” – UN expert launches first-ever regional forum on albinism

DAR ES SALAAM / GENEVA (15 June 2016) – The first-ever regional forum for Action on Albinism in Africa will take place in Dar es ...

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Reflections on International Albinism Awareness Day – Ikponwosa Ero

Ikponwosa Ero is the United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

I visited Malawi in April this year upon the request of the government, to assess the situation of persons with albinism in the country. The results ...

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Statement of the UN Resident Coordinator at the Commemoration of 2016 World Environment Day,

It is key to integrate gender perspectives throughout climate change programming in order to effectively address both women’s and men’s needs and priorities, ensure the full and meaningful participation of women and achieve gender-equitable outcomes - Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator

On behalf of the UN family in Malawi, allow me to extend my gratitude to Your Excellency for gracing this occasion, as we commemorate the ...

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WHO launches a manual proposing effective and sustainable oral health solutions for Africa

Niamey, 4 May 2016 – Today, WHO launched a manual that demonstrates how States in the African Region can improve oral health, especially in primary ...

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