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Ban on Smoking is Not a Magic Wand to Reduce Health Inequalities, UK Campaigners Warn

The UK government is ambitious and confident. It hopes after the ban on smoking in public places comes into effect from July 1, the number of smokers in the country would come down dramatically, by as much as 600,000. But anti-smoking campaigners are not so sure. "The affluent in their s...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

Green campaigners in India are worried, as the floodplains of the Yamuna river are being converted into shopping malls, residential and commercial outlets and even hotels for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. This will further choke the highly polluted river and spell danger for the city's wate...

Leading Autism Care Provider Invites MPs to Meet Residents and Staff for World Autism Awareness Day

...t through investing in supporting people to make a full contribution to society, this figure could be significantly reduced. - Autism campaigners are calling for the government to guarantee: - Individuals with Autism are not unfairly discriminated against and their rights as peo...

Bono and DATA Receive 2007 Liberty Medal at National Constitution Center

...s public attention on how to beat AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa by working closely with politicians, the media and celebrities. In 2005, DATA and campaigners around the world helped persuade the G8 to reach an unprecedented agreement that included $25 billion in additional development assistance for Africa ...

HungerFREE Campaign Tells UN: 'Put food on the table'

...re that the Millennium Development Goals are not just political rhetoric." campaigners from across the globe will protest outside the United Nations at Ralph Bunche Plaza daily from 1:15-3:00 PM, September 18th - 21st. campaigners will also present case studies during meetings scheduled with UN Missions. ...

Tobacco Firm's Research Funds Spark Protest in SKorea

... South Korean health campaigners Friday criticised three university hospitals for accepting more than one million dollars from a US tobacco giant for research into smoking. P...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

... patients falling ill in the place they go to recover. She said infections are most prevalent in elderly, medical and surgical wards. Experts and campaigners last night said that HAIs continued to be a problem because of poor hygiene in hospitals and a lack of isolation facilities. Professor Hugh Penningt...

Everest, Five Other World Heritage Sites Face Climate Change Risk

...ed the UN World Heritage Convention have a legal duty to cut emissions, the campaigners were quoted by the BBC, as saying. To date, 184 nations are signato...ing for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Despite the set back, the campaigners want the governing committee to reconsider its position. The World ...

New Oz Road Safety Campaign Hits Speeding Youngsters Below the Belt

... Australian road safety campaigners have decided to approach the problem of young speedsters in a rather unique fashion, as a new TV campaign has tried to tackle the problem by hitting t...

Ostracized HIV Victim of Bihar Commits Suicide

...th officials said. According to official figures, 1,100 people among Bihar's over 83 million population are infected with the virus, but AIDS campaigners claim the figures are underreported. Unofficial figures put the HIV population of Bihar at 40,000. India has an estimated 5.7 million...
Campaigners in Medical Technology

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...volving faith groups and at the Anti Poverty fair. campaigners called on the Arroyo government to change thei...ons of Filipinos trapped in poverty. -- Pakistani campaigners mobilised over 3.5 million including thousands ...ns, faith and youth groups, local associations and campaigners working together across more than 100 national coa...
Campaigners in Biological News

Climate change poker: The barriers which are preventing a global agreement

... As the world's environment ministers, government officials, diplomats and campaigners prepare to attend the COP15 conference in Copenhagen in December 2009 to unite in the battle against climate change in one of the most complicated pol...

Wildfires set to increase 50 percent by 2050

... US government has introduced legislation to try to improve air quality and visibility by 2064. Currently the main focus for environment agencies and campaigners is industry, but this research shows that, especially in the western US, wildfires will become an increasing source of air pollution," explains Dr Spr...
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