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17 Delightful Children's Books Even Childless People Will Love

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Portrait of a Nigerian Marriage in a Heartbreaking Debut Novel

The two narrators of Ayobami Adebayo’s stunning debut novel — a Nigerian woman named Yejide and her husband, Akin — remember the stories they heard when they were children, and they hope to pass on these stories to their own sons and daughters. They are folk tales featuring talking animals and …

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This is the book of bedtime stories every little feminist needs in her collection

From the creators of the bestselling book of feminist bedtime stories, <i>Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,</i> comes a whole new collection of reinvented …

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

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29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

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Our Work: Benefitting Babies and Moms: Nuclear Techniques to Assess Breastfeeding Practices

Benefitting Babies and Moms: Nuclear Techniques to Assess Breastfeeding Practices<p>29 September 2016<p>Did you know nuclear techniques can be used to …

The Books We Loved in 2015

This year, I took a hint from the Nobel committee and picked up Svetlana Alexievich’s oral histories of life in the Soviet Union. <b>“Voices from Chernobyl”</b> and <b>“Boys in Zinc”</b> were like nothing I’ve ever read, and they affected me in ways I find hard to describe. Alexievich’s interviews expanded my …

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14 steps to eradicating malnutrition in 15 years

Global development professionals network,Improving nutrition and food security - global development professionals network,Partnership,Nutrition,Nutrition and development,Food security,Climate change,Policy and advocacy,Farming<p>The international community now has a target to end all forms of …

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda giants

As debate rages about whether to introduce a sugar tax, this is the story of how Mexico defied its own powerful fizzy drinks industry to impose a tax on soda<p>Mexicans love their soda. Construction workers go to their jobs in the early morning clutching giant two-litre or even three-litre bottles. …

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New research debunks merits of global deworming programmes

Photograph: Sun Ruibo/Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>Researchers now claim that an influential study in Kenya that suggested school attendance and results improved as a result of deworming programmes was …

The World Could Wipe Out Extreme Poverty By 2030. There's Just One Catch

This fall world leaders plan to convene at the United Nations to commit to some sweeping goals: By 2030 they want to eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere. Also on the agenda: End hunger, stop all preventable deaths of newborns and children, and halt epidemics of diseases such as AIDS …

PNTV: Getting Things Done by David Allen

Control, Eliminate, Eradicate A Disease: What's The Difference?

Control, eliminate, eradicate: A thesaurus might tell you the words are similar, the last two even interchangeable. But as the American Museum of Natural History's newly opened exhibition Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease makes clear, when it comes to fighting disease the difference can be as …

Mediterranean diet is best way to tackle obesity, say doctors

<b>A Mediterranean diet may be a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors have said.</b><p>Writing in the Postgraduate Medical Journal (PMJ), the doctors said a Mediterranean diet quickly reduced the risk of heart attacks and strokes.<p>And they said it may be better than low-fat …

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Using Engel Curves to Detect Underreporting of Income among the Self-employed

The self-employed often underreport income to tax authorities. Less is known about how trustworthy the income reported on household surveys is, but …

Is cash king? The revival of the cash versus food transfers debate: Guest post by Ugo Gentilini

Should India replace its public food distribution system (PDS) with cash transfers? The question, which sparked lively debate among opponents and …

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Development Horizons by Lawrence Haddad

02 July 2018<p>A couple of weeks ago GAIN and the World Health Organization (WHO) organised a consultation “Adolescents: Agents of Change for a Well …

Health information systems in developing countries: Star Wars or reality?

In the late 1990s, an international consultant told me that a proposed electronic health information system in the Dominican Republic was “like Star …

The imperative of integrated health care delivery systems

In the past decade we have witnessed a noticeable zigzag internationally on how to improve health system performance. While some have advocated for …