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New gateway to health websites

Direct access to selected websites of interest to health professionals, medical library communities and other health-related organizations in developing ...

01/05/03

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WHO wants $66 billion investment in health

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has promised to focus the organisation’s activities on efforts to more ...

01/05/03

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New step towards stress-resistant crops

Researchers have found of away of increasing the ability of crops to withstand raised levels of sunlight and temperature.

01/05/03

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WSSD science forum launches website

A website has been launched to carry details of the science forum that will take place in parallel with ...

01/05/03

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Warnings over impact of rapid population growth

Delegates preparing for the WSSD have been warned that problems such as freshwater depletion, climate change, biodiversity loss and ...

01/05/03

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Africa ‘must commit itself to health research’

African nations have been told that they need to develop their own capacity to tackle health problems, and that ...

23/04/03

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HIV muppet joins cast of Sesame Street

South Africa's version of the children’s TV show ‘Sesame Street’ is introducing an HIV-positive female character to help combat ...

23/04/03

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Powell backs role of science in US foreign policy

Colin Powell, the US Secretary of State, has emphasised that both foreign policy and sustainable development ‘must proceed from ...

23/04/03

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New technologies ‘central to sustainable development’

Information technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology each have an important role to play in promoting sustainable development, according to a ...

23/04/03

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Litmus test proposed for ‘pseudo-science’

An international panel has outlined ways of distinguishing traditional knowledge from ‘pseudo-science’ to make it compatible with modern science.

23/04/03

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US challenges G77 call for centres of excellence

Cold water has been poured on proposals that the creation of a global network of scientific excellence be endorsed ...

23/04/03

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Bali meeting agrees on need for science policies

The preparatory meeting for the WSSD has endorsed the importance of science and technology policies in promoting sustainable development.

23/04/03

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