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Fourth U.N. Conference On The Least Developed Countries Continues To Examine Development Possibilities For LDCs

“More than 8,000 people – representatives of governments, international agencies, development partners and civil society – are attending the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV), outlining a plan to lessen the burden of poverty, hunger and disease on the world’s most vulnerable people,” Inter Press Service reports (Ngozo, 5/10).

Japan Pledges To Maintain Aid To Africa Despite Rebuilding Costs

Japan will maintain its aid pledges to African nations, despite reconstruction costs following an earthquake and tsunami, a senior government official said on Sunday at a development conference in Dakar, Senegal, Agence France-Presse reports (5/2).

Also In Global Health News: Sanitation In Asia; Cholera In Cameroon; Drought In Ethiopia; Namibia, Angola Malaria MoU; Typhoid Treatment

Lack Of Access To Sanitation In Asia Causing Preventable Diseases Though Asia’s economies have quickly rebounded from the 2008-2009 global recession, “dismal sanitation facilities are causing preventable diseases in poor communities where people would readily spend money on a mobile phone – but not on a latrine,” according to social…