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29 Jun 2017 description

Children who get antimalarial drugs, insecticide-treated bed nets and education about preventing the mosquito-borne disease are 95 percent less likely to be infected with malaria parasites

by Kieran Guilbert

DAKAR, June 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Providing African pupils with antimalarial drugs, insecticide-treated bed nets and education about preventing the mosquito-borne disease may also protect them against anaemia and boost their performance at school, researchers said on Wednesday.

28 Jun 2017 description

In many areas, piped water is being supplied only once every three to four days, as southern India's worst drought in decades has dried up reservoirs.

By Anuradha Nagaraj

CHENNAI, India, June 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of southern India's worst droughts in decades has dried up reservoirs in the region, severely impacting the availability of drinking water in Chennai and other cities, with the government urging citizens to save water.

28 Jun 2017 description

Dolutegravir is drug of choice for people with HIV in high-income countries who have never taken antiretroviral therapy before and for those who have developed resistance to other treatment

By Daniel Wesangula

NAIROBI, June 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of tens of thousands of people who suffer severe side effects and resistance to other treatments.

27 Jun 2017 description

Wetlands can ease impacts of changing climate by maintaining groundwater levels and protecting areas from the worst impacts of floods

By Jeffrey Moyo

HARARE, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unspooling the rope tied to a metal bucket, Shylet Nhari listens to the repeated clangs of the tin striking the walls of the well as her bucket makes its way down.

27 Jun 2017 description

Libyans reluctant to see more migrants turned back

  • Coastguard sees European support as paltry

  • Libyans reluctant to see more migrants turned back

  • U.N.-backed government in Tripoli has little control

  • Abuse widespread in migrant detention centres

By Aidan Lewis

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21 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 14 Jul 2017 Thomson Reuters Foundation

Team Leader – Mobilising Data for Anti-Corruption