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WHO sets the agenda for climate and health research

The WHO has developed a research agenda to better understand the human health impacts of climate change.


World risks 'scientific apartheid', says top African scientist

Global "scientific apartheid" is a real possibility unless research and technology is harnessed to …


UK scientist honoured for African malaria research

A UK scientist has received Japan's Africa Prize for his research on creating and designing effective strategies …


New scheme to unite UK scientists with developing world

A new organisation seeks to use the UK scientific community to address developing world problems and collaborate …


Neglected diseases get research funding boost

Fellowship applications are open to African researchers in an initiative to inject much-needed resources into …


Fatal malaria strain 'mistaken for more benign form'

A potentially fatal malaria strain is being mistaken for a more benign form of the disease and doctors must be on …


New network to boost African chemistry

An African chemistry network has been launched, that aims to boost the social and economic development of the …


Scientists call for bird flu secrets to be shared

Openly sharing scientific data is the only way to defeat the bird flu virus, say health officials and scientists …


Strategic tree planting could save water in dry areas

Researchers say that strategic tree planting in dry areas could ease water shortages that climate change threatens …


Study cites flood of solutions for water scarcity

Global water issues are serious and growing, but viable solutions to shortages abound according to a long-term study.


Research hurdles delay access to HIV prevention

Problems with HIV prevention research in the developing world could be hampering access to many in need, warns a …


Single fish species controls health of tropical river

Removing a single fish species can seriously degrade tropical river ecosystems, according to research published in …


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