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Asia-Pacific Must Step Up Gender Equity, Says Panel on the Economic Empowerment of Women
Written by Tangata Vainerere   
Sunday, 09 May 2010
04 MAY 2010 TASHKENT (ADB) ----- Asia and the Pacific must do more to improve the welfare and economic empowerment of women in order to unlock their full potential and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a panel discussion heard at the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Annual Meeting this week  
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Fiji signed $9 million anti-tuberculosis deal
Written by Tangata Vainerere   
Sunday, 09 May 2010
04 MAY 2010 SUVA (FIJI LIVE) --- Fiji’s Ministry of Health and the Global Fund have signed a $9 million agreement to help reduce tuberculosis in Fiji.

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Climate shifting against PM Kevin Rudd: Newspoll
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Sunday, 09 May 2010
04 MAY 2010 CANBERRA (THE AUSTRALIAN) ---- Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s personal standing has taken a hammering after his decision to dump his climate change policy last week, and for the first time since 2006 the Coalition has an election-winning lead.   
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Hospital deaths in PNG go untracked
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Sunday, 09 May 2010
04 MAY 2010 PORT MORESBY (RNZI) ---- An anaesthetist working in Papua New Guinea says many people are dying in the nation’s hospitals, but doctors are too busy to collect information to find out why. 
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Fijiís Health ministry seeks Johnson recall details
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Sunday, 09 May 2010
03 MAY 2010 SUVA (FIJI LIVE) --- Fiji’s Ministry of Health has confirmed it is trying to get more information from Johnson & Johnson over the recall of certain over-the-counter children’s and infant’s liquid products.

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In Asia-Pacific, 'Poverty Still Has a Woman's Face'
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Tuesday, 23 February 2010

By Diana G. Mendoza

 

22 FEBRUARY 2010 MANILA (IPS) ---- Women and poverty still share an uncomfortable spot on the development matrix of countries across Asia-Pacific that are struggling to end deprivation, according to the newly launched third joint report of the United Nations and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

 
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