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MIL-Evening Report: Japan’s Kasai nominated as Western Pacific’s next WHO regional director

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Niue, Open Source Intel, Pacific health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, WHO, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Japan’s Kasai nominated as Western Pacific’s next WHO regional director

Japan’s candidate, Dr Takeshi Kasai … elected in spite of strong Pacific campaign over the World Health Organisation (WHO) post for Western Pacific. Image: WHO Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Japan’s candidate, Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been elected as the next World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific. Health ministers and other senior […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Launches First Global Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, India, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Launches First Global Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report titled, ‘Guidelines on Sanitation and Health,’ urging countries to invest in sanitation to limit the spread of disease and promote good health and economic productivity. The UN agency estimates that, based on current trends, 90 countries are unlikely […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Caribbean, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Immigration, Investment, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: World leaders agreed to mobilize US$13 billion per year to finance tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment by 2022, and promised another US$2 billion per year for TB research, at the UN High-Level Meeting on TB. Speakers at the one-day meeting, convened by the UN General Assembly (UNGA), […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Inter-ministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, English, events, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Inter-ministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa’s Environment Ministers Urge Action on Environmental Challenges through Innovative Solutions

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Process, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa’s Environment Ministers Urge Action on Environmental Challenges through Innovative Solutions

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 September 2018: Ministers of environment and government representatives of African countries have committed to promote and invest in innovative solutions while implementing concrete actions to overcome environmental challenges facing the continent. The Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) saw ministers commit to integrating […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Group Releases Child Mortality Estimates: SDG Target Not in View Until After 2050

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, International Financial Institution, Investment, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNICEF, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Group Releases Child Mortality Estimates: SDG Target Not in View Until After 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 September 2018: Half of all deaths of children under five occur in sub-Saharan Africa, while one-third occur in South Asia, according to a 2018 report by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation. Children are most at risk in their first year, with the highest risk being among […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Europe Introduces Monitoring Framework to Ease SDG Reporting Burden

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Investment, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Europe Introduces Monitoring Framework to Ease SDG Reporting Burden

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 September 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe reviewed countries’ implementation of the SDGs in Europe, launched the WHO’s flagship European Health Report and introduced a joint monitoring framework (JMF) to reduce countries’ burden of SDG reporting. A WHO official welcomed countries’ efforts toward targets set […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, Japan, Malaysia, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, WHO, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post

Dr Colin Tukuitonga, a New Zealander of Niuean descent and proposed by New Zealand, was given resounding support for his nomination from Pacific countries. Image: AUT The Western Pacific post for the World Health Organisation is a vitally important role for the region. However, reports Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia Pacific Journalism, the earlier unity over […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Delhi city officials offer incentives for businesses to stop using coal

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  air pollution, Business, Coal-Switching Incentives, Commodities, Delhi, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Food and Supply Minister Imran Hussain, Gas, Global Economy, India, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Delhi city officials offer incentives for businesses to stop using coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Authorities in the Indian capital Delhi approved measures on Tuesday to encourage businesses to use clean energy as one of the world’s worst polluted cities stepped up the fight against deadly air pollution. The Delhi city government gave the go-ahead for financial incentives for restaurants switching […]

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