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11 - 19
AIDS 'could be eliminated in our lifetime'
HIV treatment as prevention strategy considered a "game changer" but lack of funding prevents implementation.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2012 18:43 GMT
The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy
Patenting seeds has led to a farming and food crisis - and huge profits for US biotechnology corporations.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 17:26 GMT
New vaccine 'to cut malaria risk by half'
Results at trial sites in sub-Saharan Africa suggest RTS,S reduces risk of developing deadly disease by 56 per cent.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 19:52 GMT
The great billion dollar drug scam
Part one of a two-part series examining methods used by multinational drug corporations to control markets - and lives.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2011 18:26 GMT
Hooked on drugs, medical world needs change
Although resistant bacteria and viruses may be killed by innovative methods, the focus remains on pharmaceuticals.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 15:20 GMT
Solving Africa's hunger
For the first time, African farmers are being consulted to help solve one of the continent's greatest concerns.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2010 19:01 GMT
Fighting for Africa's food security
Zimbabwean activist says international community must address agricultural needs.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2010 13:19 GMT
Gates unveils $10bn vaccine plan
Microsoft founder says charitable foundation's programme will aid developing world.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2010 15:09 GMT
Gates gives $500m to treat Aids
The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is giving a $500million grant to an international fund that provides Aids assistance in poor countries.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2006 01:29 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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