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29 May 2013 description

ROME — Canada's leadership on food security and nutrition is contributing to the reduction of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in developing countries. The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, participated today in a round table in Rome to discuss global food security and nutrition, and the role of private sector partnerships.

14 Jun 2012 description

Ottawa―The results of Canada's commitments to developing countries are now easier to access after Canada's Minister of International Cooperation, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, released the Development for Results 2010-2011 report today.

26 Apr 2012 description

Since 2000, malaria mortality rates fell by more than 25 percent. However, our work to eliminate and eventually eradicate the disease remains critical.

According to the most recent statistics in the World Health Organization's World Malaria Report 2011, an estimated 655,000 people died from malaria in 2010, 86 percent of them children under the age of five.

23 Nov 2011 description

Ottawa, Ontario―The Government of Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency, is supporting phase two of the Johns Hopkins' Real-Time Results Tracking project, which will allow CIDA to track the results of its child health interventions in real time and adjust its programming to maximize the number of child lives saved.

Through this project, Johns Hopkins will test the tracking methods it developed in the first phase of its project to measure changes in child mortality in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mali, and Niger.