Post Tagged with: "Humanitarian"

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UAE Exchange partners UNICEF for underprivileged children

Featured, Humanitarian July 17, 2014 at 09:30

UAE Exchange contributes AED 100,000 for underprivileged children Fourth consecutive year of association between UAE Exchange and UNICEF The holy month of Ramadan inspires acts of kindness, good deeds and […]

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Brazil approves GM mosquito that could cut dengue

Biotechnology, Featured, Humanitarian, Research May 6, 2014 at 13:40

By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade – SciDev.Net Brazilian authorities have decided that a genetically modified (GM) strain of mosquitoes whose offspring die before reaching adulthood do not pose a significant […]

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Consider disability at the outset, tech designers told

Featured, Humanitarian, Technology February 6, 2014 at 07:21

By Joshua Howgego – SciDev.Net Designing technological products that can be used by everyone, regardless of whether or not they have any disability, would be a win-win situation, a meeting […]

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Madiba’s final rest

Featured, Humanitarian December 16, 2013 at 06:00

The late former President Nelson Mandela has been placed in his final resting place, alongside his other family members, in a family grave. Traditional rituals were performed to ensure the […]

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Orange Jordan Signs Partnership Agreement with the King Hussein Cancer Center and Foundation

Featured, Humanitarian, Telecommunications November 18, 2013 at 09:15

As part of its ongoing aims to support projects that promise further social development for the community, Orange Jordan recently signed a partnership agreement with the King Hussein Cancer Center […]

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World’s leading Flying Eye Hospital lands in Qatar to highlight sight-saving work for children in poor communities

Featured, Healthcare September 30, 2013 at 10:30

HRH The Countess of Wessex joins the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital in Doha Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex from the United Kingdom, travelled to Doha this week onboard […]

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Ancient Egyptian river could be revived for farming

Agriculture, Featured, Green Technologies July 4, 2013 at 04:05

By Ian Randall – SciDev.Net A 5,000-year-old river could be resurrected to bring sustainable agriculture to one of the planet’s rainiest yet driest deserts, according to a study, which proposes […]

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How Technology is Saving Lives in Africa

How Technology is Saving Lives in Africa

Featured, Healthcare, Technology May 14, 2013 at 09:44

By: Abiola Alabi For many decades, Africa, and the developing world more generally, has not had access to the medical advancements of the developed world. As a result, lives have […]

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Arab cities aim to build resilience to natural disasters

Arab cities aim to build resilience to natural disasters

Featured, Humanitarian May 1, 2013 at 02:07

Prevention may be better than a cure, but for the authorities in Arab cities and towns, natural disasters up to now have been largely about coping with them after they […]

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Invest in health systems for a balanced approach

Invest in health systems for a balanced approach

Featured, Healthcare, Research April 12, 2013 at 02:00

By Irene Akua Agyepong – SciDev.Net Funding for programmes that target major diseases should be matched by investment in the health systems that underpin them, says Ghana’s Irene Akua Agyepong. […]

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