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U.N. Conference in Sendai Adopts Action Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction Incorporating Disability-inclusive Perspectives

TOKYO, March 19, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — The third U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction was held from March 14 to 18, 2015, in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, focusing one of its working sessions on “disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction” for the first time. The Post-Hyogo Framework for Action adopted at the Sendai conference […]

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Nurses Call for End to Leprosy Discrimination

TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — The Nippon Foundation and the International Council of Nurses jointly released Global Appeal 2015 in Tokyo on Jan. 27, calling for an end to the discrimination that people affected by leprosy continue to face in many parts of the world. It is the first time that […]