HIV: new questions on the old subject 28 November 2013 | UNDP
After 40 HIV is not an issue – is it truth or a myth? Why people are still afraid of undergoing HIV test? Is it easy to talk about HIV/AIDS in the family? These and many other questions and issues were discussed at Belarusian State Medical University during the national poster-press-talk show that was held yesterday in the lead-up to the World AIDS Day. The event was organized with the support of the Ministry of Health of Belarus and the United Nations Development Programme.
Belarus will receive additional 9 million US dollars to fight tuberculosis 27 November 2013 | UNDP
The Grant Agreement on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria financing the second phase (2014-2015) of the UNDP technical assistance project “Introduction of the STOP TB strategy in Belarus particularly aimed at combating multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis” worth 9,086,898 US dollars was signed today at the Ministry of Health.
Secretary-General's Message for International Day to End Violence against Women 25 November 2013
Violence against women and girls directly affects individuals while harming our common humanity. In response to this global challenge, I launched my UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign in 2008. Since then, partners around the world have joined our drive to protect the human rights of women and girls to live free from violence.
FAO expects more balanced food markets, less price volatility 08 November 2013
7 November 2013, Rome–Food commodity markets are becoming more balanced and less price volatile than in recent years thanks to improved supplies and a recovery in global inventories of cereals, according to FAO's Food Outlook report published today.