Neglected Disease Threatens EA Livelihoods

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For a long time, pharmaceutical companies were not keen on developing drugs that treat the ‘poor’ for fear of incurring losses. In fact, a recent analysis by DNDi and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) estimated that while progress has been made over the [Read story...]

Communities to benefit from forest resources

Community Forest Associations (CFA) have been urged to organize themselves so that they can benefit from the immense forest resources available. This is because of provisions in the Forests Act which envisage a situation where local communities draw [Read story...]

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation

L’Oreal, the world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. Greenpeace expects other companies to follow with more ambitious timelines. “In a win for consumers around the wor [Read story...]

Global Atlas Identifies Unmet Need for Palliative Care

Only 1 in 10 people who need palliative care – that is medical care to relieve the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness – is currently receiving it. This unmet need is mapped for the first time in the Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the E [Read story...]