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Davos 2023: Climate change leads to more malaria, tuberculosis up in a recession

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Davos, SwitzerlandReuters Climate change is increasing malaria infections, the executive director of the world’s biggest health fund said in Davos on Monday. Huge surges in malaria infections followed recent floods in Pakistan and cyclones in Mozambique in 2021, said Peter Sands, the executive director of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. “Whenever […]

Actor Idris Elba launches UN coronavirus fund for poor farmers

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Barcelona, SpainThomson Reuters Foundation British actor and filmmaker Idris Elba launched a new United Nations fund on Monday to help farmers in poorer nations, calling on richer economies to provide aid to prevent “needless hunger and suffering” stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.  Elba and his wife, model and activist Sabrina Dhowre Elba, gave their support […]