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9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Updated estimations reveal the alarming death toll of 7 million people every…

Global Development News The Independent: Fashion Revolution week 2018: Five years on from Rana Plaza collapse, what has changed? Unfortunately, human rights don’t evolve at the same speed as trends. Especially in trillion-pound industries. CBS News: WHO reveals shocking figures on air pollution deaths The WHO says nine out of ten people are subjected to high levels…

Available for download: CANSA Campaign Logo (jpg): English | Afrikaans Infographic: Tobacco Companies Target Youth (pdf) English | Afrikaans Powerpoint: Tobacco Companies Target Youth (pdf) English | Afrikaans Hooked for Life – How Big Tobacco Companies Seduce Youth The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) partners with the World Health Organization http://www.who.int/  to highlight risks associated with tobacco use as part of World No Tobacco Day (31…

It is almost mid-year already, and your New Year’s Resolutions for 2018 long forgotten, but it is never a bad thing or too late to take stock of where you are at, with regards to important life goals, possibly the most significant of these being your health goals. After all, the old saying is true, “Health…

May 1: Today is the 20th annual World Asthma Day, an event held each May to raise awareness of Asthma worldwide. World Asthma Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma, or GINA (www.ginasthma.org), a World Health Organization collaborative and 501(c)3 organization founded in 1993. According to WHO estimates, 235 million people suffer from…

Global Development News Rights Info: Has The Social and Economic Rights Movement Failed? Moyn points to rising material inequality in both wealthy and developing nations, noting that this has happened during the post-World War Two era of human rights. Open Society Foundations: The Stabilizing Power of School for Children with Disabilities in Pakistan Disabilities can…

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