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By the Daily Independent - June 30, 2010 Led by the Nigeria's First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, some of the most reported women in West African sub-region gathered in Abuja for the second edition of the West African Women Leadership Conference (WAWLC) from June 17 to...

We, the Leaders of the Group of Eight, met in Muskoka on June 25-26, 2010. Our annual summit takes place as the world begins a fragile recovery from the greatest economic crisis in generations. Effectiveness: It is critical to maximize the impact of all investments in...

Could getting rid of a case of wine help get rid of cases of pneumonia? This is the idea that came to me last week when New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov started his column with the following joke: What's the difference between a...

by Business Week- May 11, 2010 Two-thirds of cases due to infectious diseases, researchers report (HealthDay News) -- Infectious diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and blood poisoning account for more than two-thirds of the 8.8 million annual deaths in kids under 5 years of...

by Associated Press New York Times-March 23, 2010 "GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer Inc. made a 10-year commitment to supply developing nations with new pneumonia vaccines, the Geneva-based public-private partnership GAVI Alliance said Tuesday. GAVI's program to treat pneumococcal disease received initial funding of $1.5 billion from the governments...

By Andrew Pollack New York Times-March 23, 2010 "Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline will supply hundreds of millions of doses of their pneumonia vaccines to the world’s poorest countries at heavily discounted prices under a novel agreement announced Tuesday...

By: Duff Wilson The New York Times - February, 24 2010 "The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Prevnar 13, an expanded version of a vaccine to protect children against more forms of bacterial infections that can cause meningitis, pneumonia and other diseases. The new vaccine protects...

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