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Combating the effects of climate change in the Caribbean

When it comes to climate change, the islands of the Caribbean are particularly under threat. Representatives from ten Caribbean countries are at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna to discuss the use of nuclear science an...


Argentina: The Nuclear Solution On Cancer

United Nations - More than 12 million people globally are diagnosed with cancer each year. But what used to be a death-sentence now needn’t be. In Argentina, cutting-edge technology is offering new hope. 21st Cent...


Argentina: Nuclear Solutions

United Nations - Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the 21st Century. In fact, Latin America and the Caribbean account for some 50% of all cancer deaths in the Americas. Now the International Atomic Ene...


UN Responds To Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus

United Nations - A rare tropical disease – the Zika virus - is spreading rapidly in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean. First surfacing in Brazil, it has infected more than one million people. The International ...


Haiti Earthquake: UNICEF help children to reunite with their families

United Nations, New York, 29 January 2010 - UNICEF is working with children in Haiti to help them reunite with their families and assist other children who have lost their parents and relatives in the devastating eart...


Guyana: UNFPA’S campaign against HIV/AIDS

United Nations, New York, October 2009 - AIDS is a leading cause of death in the Caribbean nation of Guyana. A new programme, supported by the UN Population Fund, is helping drastically reduce HIV infection rates amon...