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Ranbaxy, Aurobinda Pharma Applauded by Annan

India's Ranbaxy Laboratories and Aurobinda Pharma were among some of the world's leading pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies applauded by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan // for their commitment to expand access to HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention. Annan complimented these companies for ...

Experts from Africa and Asia to Discuss Maternal Health in Live Online Chat

...litydebate@gmail.com or typed in during the event. Note to editors: The UN Millennium Campaign was established by UN Secretary General Kofi annan in 2002. The Campaign supports citizens' efforts to hold their governments to account for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The Mil...

Top Latin American Television Companies Commit to Addressing AIDS

...ity have hindered the response in some countries. About the Global Media AIDS Initiative Launched in 2004 by former UN Secretary General Kofi annan in coordination with the Kaiser Family Foundation and UNAIDS, the Global Media AIDS Initiative (GMAI) mobilizes leading media companies around the wor...

50,000 Young People Dance to Celebrate Achievements in Pushing Back HIV and AIDS

... AMSTERDAM, November 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Kofi annan and Nafis Sadik Support Global Initiative Dance4Life On the 29th of November, fifty thousand young people will make a worldwide statement against HI...

State of the Planet Conference

...nial State of the Planet Conference, sponsored by Columbia University's Earth Institute and The Economist magazine. Former U.N. secretary general Kofi annan will give the keynote, followed by economist Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute. The two-day conference brings together top scientists in ...

Aung San Suu Kyi complains of irregular medical visits

...N's special envoys to Myanmar. Weeks after Gambari's last visit in May, the junta flatly rejected a personal appeal by UN Secretary General Kofi annan for the release of Suu Kyi from house arrest, instead extending her detention for another year. Source-IANS...

Five Countries Plan Hike in Airfare Tax to Buy Drugs for AIDS Patients

...zil, were present for the announcement at the UN. UN Secretary General Kofi annan and former US President Bill Clinton also attended. Annan called the ...y for AIDS patients. "It can provide a continuing source of funding," annan said. "It is a real and immediate tool to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and ...

Drug Firms Meet Annan, Pledge on AIDS Medicines

...ree from India, met with UN Secretary General Kofi annan here and pledged to help provide universal access ...g research-based companies at such UN discussions, annan said in a statement. The nine companies agre...ompanies compiled a list of these commitments, but annan said they were "not sufficient given the scale of ...

AIDS: Why the pandemic outpaces us

...atched with expectation. Instead what were mouthed were platitudes without specific action plans and firm commitments. UN Secretary General Kofi annan asserted that the 2001 UNGASS Declaration of Commitment had "galvanized global action..... and helped guide national decision-making." True. The 2001 ...

Division Among Delegates To Dilute UN's AIDS Plans: Activists

...ctively contain the epidemic that has claimed 25 million lives so far.// Hours before the declaration is to be issued, UN Secretary General Kofi annan asked diplomats not to negotiate away gains made in an earlier declaration in 2001. The UNGA's session hoped to arrive at a plan that ensures pro...
Annan in Biological News

Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient

... United Nations Secretary-General Kofi annan shared his hope with a gathering of senior world officials at Headquarters that the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS would have heralded a r...

UN: World in big ecological mess

...ding to the study. "Only by valuing all our precious natural and human resources can we hope to build a sustainable future," Secretary General Kofi annan said in a message launching the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) Synthesis Report compiled by 1,300 scientists in 95 countries. "The Millennium Ec...
Annan in Biological Technology

Stay out of crossfire when Midwest technology workers go to war

...s at fault, necessarily, but there's a communication breakdown in department whatever that needs to be fixed. I don't recommend that you play Kofi annan and try to broker a peace, either. There's no percentage in that unless you're the group manager and you could make yourself a target by inserting you...
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