Royals, celebrities, scientists join renewed call to tackle malaria

Royals, celebrities, scientists join renewed call to tackle malaria

Helen Mirren at the 90th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, 04/03/2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni   In 2016 there were 216 million cases of malaria in 91 countries   LONDON, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The global fight against malaria hits the spotlight on Wednesday when science and business leaders, Britain’s Prince Charles and Bill Gates […]

Thailand taps tourists to fight human trafficking – and keep the country smiling

Thailand taps tourists to fight human trafficking – and keep the country smiling

A banner with a message warning against human trafficking at Bangkok’s main Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand on March 28, 2018. THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/ Beh Lih Yi   Thailand has also come under the international spotlight in recent years over what rights groups describe as widespread human trafficking   BANGKOK, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) […]

Make in India will not work — unless there is a strategic plan

Make in India will not work — unless there is a strategic plan

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration ceremony of the ‘Make In India’ week in Mumbai, India, February 13, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo   By Frank F. Islam IANS | April 14 Prime Minister Narendra Modi set out an ambitious agenda when he announced his administration’s Make in India programme in September 2014. […]

‘India can be example to world in eliminating TB’

‘India can be example to world in eliminating TB’

Jotindra Singh, 65, suffering from Tuberculosis (TB) waits for his free treatment outside a medical centre in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri March 24, 2009. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/Files   New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Janet Tobias says she admires the fact that India is striving to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025 […]

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