Saturday , June 12th , 2021  

To Improve Global Health Security, We Must Not Abandon Tackling Existing Epidemics

Over 600 million people in Africa require treatment for an NTD, making up 35% of the global burden. Credit: Uniting to Combat NTDs By Thoko Elphick-PooleyHOVE, United Kingdom, Jun 11 2021 – As world leaders come together in the UK for the G7, the global response to COVID-19 and how we can build a better defence system against infection is at the forefront of discussions.  Whilst we applaud...

Global Leaders to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed: Stop the Atrocities in Tigray

The rugged landscape of Tigray, Ethiopia’s most northern region, stretches away to the north and into Eritrea. The Tigray Region has been rocked by conflict since November 2020. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS By External SourceDILI, Jun 11 2021 – Seven highly respected leaders in conflict resolution have issued a call for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to take immediate action to bring...

Why Mixed Messages Could Turn Boris Johnson’s Glasgow Climate Summit Dream into a Nightmare

Boris Johnson’s recent pledge to cut emissions by 78 % by 2035 (compared with 1990 levels) is impressive in its ambition. Opponents are asking how such momentous pledges can be achieved. Credit: Edgardo Ayala / IPS By Felix Dodds and Chris SpenceNEW YORK, Jun 11 2021 – How are preparations for the Glasgow Climate Summit in November proceeding? Currently, we are more than halfway through...

UN Scientists: Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss. Two Parts. One Problem.

While the Caribbean boasts endemic species, rich land and marine ecosystems, for some countries limited land for economic development results in natural habitat degradation and deforestation, which is exacerbated by climate change. Credit: Alison Kentish/IPS By Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, Jun 11 2021 – Earth is in the throes of multiple environmental crises, with climate change and the loss...

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: Their Education Cannot Wait

By Yasmine SherifJun 11 2021 (IPS-Partners) The right to an inclusive quality education is not a privilege. It is a human right. Delaying or ignoring the right to an education equals failing to protect human rights. The longer we wait, the less we contribute to justice. Yasmine Sherif For the 128 million children and adolescents growing up in forced displacement and protracted crises, the denial...

A Staggering 160 Million Are Victims of Child Labour

Children work at a mine in South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The UN says child labour figure has risen to 160 million, as COVID puts many more at risk. Credit: UNICEF/Patrick Brown By Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, Jun 11 2021 – Among the many daunting issues leaders of the G7 will have to discuss in their upcoming summit in idyllic Cornwall on June 11-13, child labour...

Preventing Hunger While Building Peace

Agroecology can fight malnutrition, curb conflict AND build community self reliance and resilience–in hunger hotspots and beyond By Daniel Moss and Amrita GuptaBOSTON / NEW YORK, Jun 11 2021 – Acute hunger is expected to soar in over 20 countries in the next few months, warns a recent report on global “hunger hotspots” from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the...

Nyxoah Issues First Quarter 2021 Results

Nyxoah Issues First Quarter 2021 Results Mont–Saint–Guibert, Belgium "" June 10, 2021, 11:45pm CET / 5:45pm ET "" Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels: NYXH) ("Nyxoah" or the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), today announced its unaudited,...

Nyxoah files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering in the United States

Nyxoah files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering in the United States Mont–Saint–Guibert, Belgium "" June 10, 2021, 11:30pm CET / 5:30pm ET "" Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels: NYXH) ("Nyxoah" or the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive...

Layout International Partners with Sophi.io to Fully Automate Print Production

TORONTO, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophi.io, a suite of AI–powered optimization, prediction and automation tools developed by The Globe and Mail, has partnered with Layout International, a supplier of cutting–edge enterprise technology, to transform print production. Sophi will provide the smart AI/ML technology to fully automate the end–to–end print production...