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Governments, donors and UN commit to 'Delivering as One' at Viet Nam conference

HA NOI, Viet Nam, 17 June 2010 - "Much has been achieved, more needs to be done. 'Delivering as One' is the future for UN development activities."

Thus concluded a statement issued by governments and United Nations representatives at a three-day international gathering on UN reform that wrapped up yesterday in Ha Noi.

The event brought together over 260 participants, including representatives from countries that are piloting the Delivering as One approach and nations that have funded and supported the UN reform

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Yes we will!

Ricardo Uauy, President of the International Union of Nutrition Sciences, urged over 4,000 of the world's leading nutrition experts from 100 nations attending the Congress to move one step further in their battle against global malnutrition today with a "Yes we can" and "Yes we will attitude".

Gathered in the modern BITEC conference facility on the outskirts of Bangkok, and clearly inspired by another President many oceans away, his words reflected the spirit of most conversations I heard today. His call to action was clear - translate knowledge

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CWS Hotline - Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, OPT, Honduras, Mozambique


Via a mobile health unit, Church World Service is taking basic medical care to people displaced by fighting between the Pakistan military and Taliban insurgents in the country's Northwest Frontier Province.

Currently working in the areas of Mansehra and Abbottabad, CWS plans to expand mobile health services into Swabi and soon provide more comprehensive healthcare including immunizations, since children's scheduled shots against polio and other diseases have been disrupted.

Working with fellow ACT members and local

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CERF funding for WHO humanitarian work passes $100 million barrier

28 April, 2009 =A6 GENEVA -- Funding from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for humanitarian work of the World Health Organization has passed the US$ 100 million barrier, underscoring WHO's critical role in providing life-saving health interventions before, during and after emergencies.

The funding has come from CERF to WHO since March 2006 and been provided through the Health Action in Crises Cluster, WHO's emergency response arm for implementing health activities in emergency affected countries in all Regions. The CERF is an emergency