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Most Nations’ Laws Inadequate To Protect, Promote Breastfeeding, U.N. Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Most countries lack adequate laws to protect and promote breastfeeding — U.N. “Laws to protect breastfeeding against the growing multi-billion-dollar breast-milk substitute business are inadequate in most countries, exposing small children to a greater risk of childhood diseases, according to a United Nations report released [Monday]…” (5/9).

Up To 5.3M People In South Sudan Face Severe Food Insecurity, WFP Says

Reuters: South Sudan food crisis may almost double to 5.3 million — U.N. “Up to 5.3 million people in South Sudan may face a severe food shortages during this year’s lean season, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Monday, nearly double the number in the first three months of…

Ongoing Violence In CAR Halts Government Health Service Delivery, Limits Access To Care

U.N. News Centre: Three years of violence halt government health services in Central African Republic — U.N. “More than three years of violence have dismantled the already very fragile health structures in the Central African Republic (CAR), bringing the government service delivery capacity to a complete stop, and leaving thousands…

Opinion Pieces Highlight Messages Of Lancet Commission On Adolescent Health And Wellbeing, Highlight Age Group’s Importance To Achieving SDGs

The Lancet: GBD 2013: a window into the world of young people Shanthi Ameratunga and Simon Denny, both professors at the University of Auckland “Between continuing threats to child survival in many low-income countries and increasing pressures of aging populations on health systems almost everywhere, the health needs of young…

FAO To Launch Nobel Peace Laureates Task Force For Peace And Security

Inter Press Service: Nobel Peace Laureates to Help Achieve Food Security “…FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva pointedly says ‘there can be no peace without food security and no food security without peace.’ To pursue its objectives, the FAO is reaching out to four Nobel Peace Laureates — Professor Mohamad…

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