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Working Towards a TB-Free India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - India is home to the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) sufferers globally, with two million cases every year. It is estimated that about 40 percent of the Indian population is infected with this bacteria, the vast majority of whom have latent rather than active TB.

Domestic Violence Tops The American News Agenda

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The recent Miss America pageant has put domestic violence high on the American news agenda, when pageant judge Kathy Ireland asked Miss Florida asked about the video of NFL star Ray Rice abusing his future wife in an elevator, and her decision to stay with him.

A Powerful Collaboration Highlights the Value of FSC® To Protect Our Forests

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We are living as if we have an extra planet at our disposal, using 50 percent more resources than the Earth can give us. By 2030 not even two planets will be enough for us. That’s the bottom line from a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report in 2012.

India Works To Become One of the Top Five Scientific Powers In The World

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - When we think of the positive images of India, words like colour, food, landscape, architecture, art, and Bollywood may spring to mind. The word “science” probably does not pop up. Yet, India is one of the top-ranking countries in the field of basic research and Indian science has come to be regarded as one of the most powerful instruments of growth and development.

Urban Visionaries César and Rafael Pelli to Talk About Next-Gen Buildings And Cities

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Urban housing needs are overstretched worldwide, with 54 percent of the global population of 7.2 billion now living in cities, says the United Nation’s World’s Urbanisation Prospects 2014 report. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to 6.33 billion of a predicted world population of 9.6 billion.

The Reality of Diabetes in Children And Youths

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sadly, diabetes is one of the most common diseases in school-aged children and adolescents. About 151,000 Americans below the age of 20 now have diabetes. When diabetes strikes during childhood, it is routinely assumed to be type 1, or juvenile-onset diabetes.

H&M Sees Opportunities In Ethiopia

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Increased international interest in Ethiopia’s centuries-old textile industry is resulting in investments by some of the world’s biggest companies. Five years ago, there was little interest in Ethiopia’s textiles, but over the last three years queries from overseas have increased, and this country is now the fourth largest and second fastest growing economy in Sub Saharan Africa.

General Motors Employs More Women Than Any Other Car Manufacturer

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - For the first time in the history of the car industry, a Frost & Sullivan report finds that the number of women with driving licenses in the U.S. overtook men, and not just in one of the young age groups, but consistently across all age groups greater than 25. This trend accelerates for over 55s.

Out of the Dark: A Historical Horror Film with More Than A Spooky Surprise

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - San Agustin archaeological park in Colombia has the largest group of religious monuments and megalithic sculptures in South America. These works of art display the creativity and imagination of a northern Andean culture that flourished from the first to the eighth century. In the park are an amazing array of separate stone sculptures, in the shapes of animals, warriors and human faces, some mythical, some realistic.

International Day of the Girl Child

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One date earmarked for our diaries was set in October 2011 by the United Nations, which declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child to help raise awareness about all issues concerning gender inequality around the world.


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