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Jakarta [Indonesia], April 8 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that countries in South-East Asia need to redouble efforts to strengthen and expand their cadres of nurses and midwives by 1.9 million to achieve good health for all by 2030.
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Amsterdam [Netherlands], April 07 (ANI): Asserting that Pakistan's blasphemy laws lead to "grave miscarriages of justice", a European think tank asked Pakistani authorities to urgently reform the blasphemy laws by repealing the existent provisions and drafting new legislation.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): East Asia and the Pacific could see up to 11 million people driven into poverty, with low wage and informal sector workers becoming the most vulnerable, the World Bank has warned in a report on the economic impact as experts predict dire economic fallout
Amsterdam, [Netherlands] Mar 31 (ANI): India's actions undertaken to fight against the spread of COVID-19 by implementing a 21-day lockdown is crucial and a step in the right direction, says a leading European think-tank.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 30 (ANI): With a tag of 'maximum-spreader,' Pakistan is reeling under an alarming situation due to a consistent surge in the active COVID-19 infection in the South Asian region. But Imran Khan is still not in favour of a complete lockdown in the country, fearing tha
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 30 (ANI): At least 100 new cases were reported from across the country that took the total tally of coronavirus positive cases in Pakistan to 1600, while the death toll stood at 17, health officials confirmed on Monday.
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New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): As India gears up to fight the coronavirus threat, the global medical technology industry is on the front lines, mobilizing at several levels, to help win this fight. Many global medtech companies are adding shifts and production lines in order to provide hea
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Amsterdam, [Netherlands] March 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is the mastermind of the dreaded terror attack on a Kabul Gurudwara on Thursday, that left 25 Sikhs dead, a European think tank has hinted.
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New Delhi [India], Mar 27 (ANI): Senior health professionals representing India at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) videoconference on Thursday, proposed a shared electronic platform for all member nations to share and exchange information, knowledge, expertise an
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New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said that the Video conference of senior health professionals of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries is proposed to be held on March 26.
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New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday thanked SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) members for their contribution towards the coronavirus emergency fund set up to fight the spread of the virus in the region.