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An intensification and spread of violence threatens to push parts of Afghanistan towards a serious humanitarian situation, international aid agency Oxfam warned today.
The $8.42 trillion promised by rich country governments to bailout banks would be enough to end global extreme poverty for 50 years and a massive step towards ending it forever.
FaceTime has teamed up with Bletchley Park to offer free annual passes to all attendees of FaceTime’s seminars at Infosecurity Europe this year. In addition, visitors can see one of the famous Enigma machines on FaceTime’s stand.
Sow Tomorrow is a new range of traditional hand-blended soaps packaged in recycled paper which is shot with seeds that may germinate when planted.
MSI programmes averted 27,000 maternal deaths in 2008, reducing maternal deaths by 6.6% in the countries where MSI operates.
As thousands of families continue to flee their homes in northwest Pakistan amid clashes between government forces and organised armed groups, Oxfam International has begun providing emergency relief to around 175,000 women, men and children.
Oxfam today launched an appeal for its £2.2m aid programme to reach 175,000 people who have escaped the recent fighting in Pakistan.
This morning’s publication of the 2008 abortion statistics from the Department of Health show a decrease in the teenage abortion rate. Leading sexual health agency Marie Stopes International (www.mariestopes.org.uk) issues the following statement:
Promotion of medicine distribution through private shops instead of expanding public health care risks accelerating the spread of drug-resistant strains of malaria in developing countries, Oxfam warned today.
Winners of Excellence awards unveiled by Scottish Business in the Community at the most prestigious awards ceremony for corporate social responsibility in the UK.