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Chinese and African leaders will come together at the 4th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Cooperation to explore new partnerships to address some of the most pressing health challenges facing Africa and strengthen an innovative health partnership based on south-south cooperation. This year’s roundtable is the first to take place on the African continent. It will focus on promoting sustainable health solutions that meet the needs and priorities of African countries and draw on China’s unique expertise.
Commissioner Piebalgs and FAO Director-General underline support for nutrition and food security in Malawi
BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, March 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – During a high level visit to Malawi, EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, and José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), will meet today President Joyce Banda to discuss the country’s challenges on nutrition and food security and underline ongoing EU and FAO support in this area.
KOLDING, Denmark, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bestnet A/S announced that now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Zambia in decorative orange and green stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lasting, strong, beautifully colored and contains an insecticide to kill mosquitoes.
KOLDING, Denmark, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Uganda in decorative red and white stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lasting, strong, beautifully colored and contains an insecticide to kill mosquitoes.
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa
Deforestation Costing Kenyan Economy Millions of Dollars Each Year and Increasing Water Shortage Risk, UNEP and Kenya Forest Service Report Finds / Services from Kenya’s Water Towers Underpin Many Sectors of Economy
NAIROBI, Kenya, November 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Deforestation deprived Kenya’s economy of 5.8 billion shillings ($US 68 million) in 2010 and 6.6 billion shillings in 2009, far outstripping the roughly 1.3 billion shillings injected from forestry and logging each year, according to a joint Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report.
Antigen Discovery, Inc. Awarded Phase II SBIR Grant to Identify Biomarkers Associated with Protection against Malaria