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AEF: “Health care and development of the human capital”

AEF: “Health care and development of the human capital”

The Ministry of Health of the RK initiates carrying out Panel session on a subject: “Health care and development of the human capital” within the VII-th Astana Economic forum of the II World anti-recessionary conference. During Panel session it is planned to consider questions of improvement of the outpatient care, health system informatization etc. Purposes […]

Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President: Within Our Grasp: A World Free of Poverty

Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President: Within Our Grasp: A World Free of Poverty

Calling for ambitious new goals to help the most vulnerable, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim  today outlined a bold agenda for the global community toward ending extreme poverty by 2030 and promoting shared prosperity to boost the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of the population in each country.   “We are at an auspicious […]

World Bank: Overweight and obesity continues to be a global epidemic even in times of high food prices

World Bank: Overweight and obesity continues to be a global epidemic even in times of high food prices

Global food prices continued to decline for six consecutive months, but still remain very high and close to their historical peaks. The persistently high and volatile food prices not only influence conditions of hunger and undernutrition, but also obesity which may increase in the context of high prices as people opt for cheaper, less nutritious […]