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FAO, UNICEF and WFP call for urgent and long-lasting action in West and Central Africa as the region faces another year of record hunger with thousands experiencing catastrophic levels of food insecurity

DAKAR – The number of hungry people in West and Central Africa is projected to reach an all-time high of 48 million people (including 9 million children) next year if urgent and long-lasting solutions to address this crisis are not delivered soon. The latest Cadre Harmonisé food security analysis shows that over 35 million people […]

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UN agencies warn again of record hunger next year in West and Central Africa

The number of hungry people in West and Central Africa could reach a record high of 48 million next year, which should serve as a final “wake-up call” for regional governments to act now, three UN agencies said on Thursday.   More than 35 million people, including 6.7 million children, are currently unable to meet […]

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Attack in Northern Burkina Faso Kills at Least 10 People

At least 10 people, most of them civilian volunteers supporting the armed forces, were killed in northern Burkina Faso in an attack by suspected jihadis, local sources told AFP on Thursday. The attack took place Wednesday at Boala in the central-north region, two residents and a regional leader of the VDP volunteer force told AFP. […]

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POWERCHINA offre un nouvel exemple de coopération Chine-Côte d’Ivoire au profit du peuple

PÉKIN, 8 décembre 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Un reportage de : CRI Online : POWERCHINA met en œuvre les concepts de consultation approfondie, de contribution conjointe et de bénéfices partagés, avec tout son cœur et sa sincérité, en Côte d’Ivoire, un pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest éloigné de la mer. La centrale hydroélectrique de Gribo-Popoli construite par POWERCHINA […]

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Vaccine R&D Leader Kathrin Jansen and Immunologist Kizzmekia Corbett Awarded Sabin’s Gold Medal and Rising Star Respectively

The Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal and Rising Star Award WASHINGTON, Dec. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute today honored two extraordinary scientists for their breakthrough vaccine research that changed the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, advanced public health, and saved countless lives. The 2022 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal was awarded […]

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Kathrin Jansen, Líder de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento de Vacinas, e Kizzmekia Corbett, Imunologista, Premiadas com as Medalhas Gold e Rising Star da Sabin, respectivamente

WASHINGTON, Dec. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O Sabin Vaccine Institute homenageou hoje duas cientistas extraordinárias pelas suas pesquisas inovadoras sobre vacinas que mudaram o curso da pandemia da COVID-19, avançaram a saúde pública e salvaram inúmeras vidas. A Gold Medal Albert B. Sabin de 2022 foi concedida à líder de pesquisa de vacinas Kathrin […]