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Nigeria Ranks 3rd In Cholera Burden, Poor Sanitation Globally – WaterAid: Nigeria has been ranked third in the list of list of countries with the highest estimated number of cholera cases globally after India and Ethiopia. Read more

Global Conference Combats Rise in Cancer, Diabetes & Other #NCDs: WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases: Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs by 2030 | Montevideo, Uruguay, 18-20 October 2017. Read more

SDGs ‘take off’ in Nepal’s skies with UN development programme-airline partnership: Through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and a private aircraft company, airplanes flying in Nepal’s skies will bear UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) branding icons, disseminating the globally-agreed targets far and wide. Read more

Africa: Researchers Work on Drought-tolerant Maize for Africa: In Zimbabwe, researchers say they are breeding maize that is drought and heat resistant as part of efforts to fight hunger across Africa, where maize is a staple food. Read more

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