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14 Aug 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

by Adelheid Onyango and Bibi Giyose

Adelheid Onyango is Adviser for Nutrition at the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa and Bibi Giyose is Senior Nutrition and Food Systems officer, and Special Advisor to the CEO of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).

09 Sep 2013 description

Des experts du Congo-Brazzaville, du Cameroun et du Gabon participent, du 9 au 10 septembre à Brazzaville, à un atelier d’évaluation In Vitro des antipaludiques visant à harmoniser les techniques et à partager des données.

L’atelier est organisé par la Fondation congolaise pour la recherche médicale (FCRM), sous le thème : «Culture in vitro de plasmodium falciparum et tests de chimio sensibilité».

06 Mar 2012 description

By Jonny Hogg

BRAZZAVILLE, March 6 (Reuters) - An arms depot blast which tore through Congo Republic's capital Brazzaville is a reminder that millions of Africans live dangerously close to munitions stored near thickly populated areas, an expert in the field said on Tuesday.

Around 200 people were killed on Sunday in explosions which flattened entire districts of the riverside city. More than 1,300 were injured.

Read the full report on AlertNet.

25 May 2011 description

Laurence Chandy, Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Development Assistance and Governance Initiative

Geoffrey Gertz , Research Analyst, Global Economy and Development

We are living through a period of rapid global poverty reduction. According to recent estimates, high, sustained growth across most of the developing world has helped nearly half a billion people escape $1.25-a-day poverty between 2005 and 2010. Never before have so many people been lifted out of poverty over such a brief period.