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Michael Elliott poses with a group of children during a trip to Segou, Mali. One reason for his optimistic outlook is the dramatic drop in deaths of children under age 5. If you want to be a pessimist about the shape the world's in, just turn on the news. Comment?
Michael Elliott poses with a group of children during a trip to Segou, Mali. One reason for his optimistic outlook is the dramatic drop in deaths of children under age 5. If you want to be a pessimist about the shape the world's in, just tune into the news. Comment?
Progress in the political process in Mali over the last three months has been "fairly modest", with fighting continuing despite talks in Algiers that marked the first occasion when armed groups and the Government engaged in direct conversations, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said in a briefing to the Security Council today. "We can say that the inter-Malian peace process is at a crucial stage," said Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Herve Ladsous, making an appeal to all parties to resolve outstanding issues in the fresh round of talks scheduled for February. Comment?
The impact of the Ebola outbreak will be catastrophic for the economy of Mali, who was beginning to recover after a long political and security crisis, analysts said in Bamako. In the absence of figures on the economic losses associated with Ebola, Alexis Kalambry, communications consultant specializing in economic issues, says that "it is easy to realize that Ebola has a negative impact on the economy." Comment?
Since 2012, Terre des hommes has provided technical, material and financial support to 33 community health centers in the Markala and Macina districts in the Segou region of Mali. The Foundation contributes to improving the health of nearly 70,000 children through the approach of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness and accompanies nearly 11,000 pregnant and breastfeeding women during pregnancy and during the first months of their children's lives. Comment?
Mali reminds me of the drawbacks to covering French-language reports: Google Translate has surprising problems in dealing with such reports. For example, this Maliweb report from L'Independant : Psychosis to the epidemic of Ebola: The old lady who escorted the body of the marabout in Guinea died yesterday at CHU Gabriel TourA A suspect died at the hospital Nianakoro Fomba Segou . Comment?
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