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# developing-countries - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

NGOs say COP26 climate summit should be postponed over vaccine inequity
# Developing Countries
# Developing Countries

NGOs say COP26 climate summit should be postponed over vaccine inequity

Sep 7th 2021, 8:25 PM 6,972 Views 3 Comments

Currently, more than 55% of Europeans are fully vaccinated, compared to about 3% in Africa.

# developing-countries - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions
# Global Health
# Global Health

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Aug 19th 2015, 12:11 PM 14,073 Views 104 Comments

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

# developing-countries - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?
# Foreign Aid
# Foreign Aid

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?

Jan 13th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,129 Views 55 Comments

A new survey also revealed the Irish public’s want to increase the budget for foreign aid.

# developing-countries - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 66 Views 9 Comments

Ireland cannot give with one hand to developing countries while facilitating tax avoidance at the same time, writes Morina O’Neill.

# developing-countries - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea
# India
# India

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

Dec 11th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,048 Views 9 Comments

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

# developing-countries - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Costello launches initiative to encourage retired public servants to volunteer
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

Costello launches initiative to encourage retired public servants to volunteer

Oct 12th 2013, 4:39 PM 5,343 Views 39 Comments

An online register is being set up to match the skills of volunteers to the needs of the countries and communities.

# developing-countries - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Survivors recall terrifying scene of suicide attack in Nigeria as death toll rises to 41
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Survivors recall terrifying scene of suicide attack in Nigeria as death toll rises to 41

Mar 19th 2013, 9:20 PM 6,135 Views 3 Comments

The attack yesterday saw two suicide bombers ram their car into the bus station in Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.

# developing-countries - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:22 AM 11,025 Views 58 Comments

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.

# developing-countries - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research

Aug 17th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,704 Views 42 Comments

New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.

# developing-countries - Friday 15 June, 2012

Column: 'There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don't know it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don't know it'

Jun 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 898 Views 92 Comments

On Irish AIDS Day, Pam McHugh says people should ask themselves if they know their HIV status – and if not, why not.

# developing-countries - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: Will GM crops save the world, or just make a lot of money?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will GM crops save the world, or just make a lot of money?

Oct 17th 2011, 7:30 AM 90 Views 35 Comments

Modified seeds are touted as the answer to a growing global population – but they come with sinister consequences, writes Kevin Downey.