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Promoting health by mitigating climate change – leading by example in the health sector

    Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, UNDP Regional Team Leader for HIV, Health and Development Speech at the WHO Global Health and Climate Conference on 27-29 August 2014, Geneva, Switzerland     Yesterday, Maria Neira presented the nice slide showing the sectors most contributing tmore

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: A step to end HIV-related stigma

Bosnia and Herzegovina passed a milestone in its effort to end HIV-related stigma and discrimination when a baby was born via C-section in January to HIV-positive parents in Sarajevo.   “We all know how much blood there can be when a cesarean section is performed, but there was no hesitation omore

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Post-2015: The voice of young Kosovo*

Of the estimated 1.8 million inhabitants of Kosovo (*hereafter referred to in the context of UN Security Council Resolution 1244/1999), approximately half are under the age of 25, and the majority of authorities are under the age of 40.   This immense youth population matters: this demographicmore

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Belarus HIV programme gets new lease on life

Minsk, Belarus – 19 February, 2013 – Since 2007, Belarus has assisted people living with HIV and those at risk of infection, helping many to return to a normal life. Last week the country took another step forward when a $15 million grant agreement on HIV and AIDS was signed by UNDP and tmore

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Unequal access: Roma and the health sector

15 February 2013 - Dotcho Mihailov   Various studies have shown that Roma suffer from poorer health than the general populations in the Central and Southeast European countries in which they are most numerous.   This brief analyzes health data from the 2011 UNDP/World Bank/EC regional Romamore

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