SAFE Stoves In North Darfur critical to Women

WFP's SAFE stoves project means a lot to women in Darfur's north where collecting firewood for cooking has always put women at the risk of violent attacks. Displacement and conflict-related environmental degradation forced women to travel long distances in search for firewood spending days away from their children. Not anymore. Tawila, NORTH DARFUR -- For over six years, Rwanda camp for internally displaced people has been home to Insaf, her husband Hussain and their brood of … [Read more...]

AIDS.gov – Tobacco Control and HIV

Dr.Koh speaking to the press after the release of the Tobacco Strategy   Yesterday, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ,  launched the first ever comprehensive tobacco control strategic action plan, Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: A Tobacco Control Strategic Action Plan (PDF) that outlines specific, evidence-based actions that will help create a society free of tobacco-related death and disease. During a press conference at George Washington … [Read more...]

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