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Health

When Morgues Are Too Expensive, Mosquito Nets Do the Job

People in DRC wrap dead bodies in treated mosquito nets to preserve them before burial. The aid organizations that donated the nets intended that they be used to prevent malaria.

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Legal Rights

Traditional Healers Don’t Want Their Herbs Regulated, Citing Risk to Intellectual Property

In Uganda, a bill proposed by the government aims to regulate herbs used in traditional medicine. Some say the bill will help curb fraud, but traditional healers are more concerned about protecting their knowledge.

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Jobs

Workers in Nepal Are Leaving. Can Government Loans Make Them Stay?

Between 2008 and 2017, more than a tenth of Nepal’s population left the country, looking for jobs that are scarce at home. The government is trying to bring workers back, but their efforts to support entrepreneurs and new businesses aren’t going as well as planned.

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No Freedom to Mourn: Funeral Customs Pit IDP Tenants Against Local Landlords in DRC

Good Health and Well-Being
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In DRC, Unlicensed Nurses Make House Calls For Cheap

Decent Work and Economic Growth
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Garment Factories Provide Sri Lankan Women with a Source of Employment – and Pride

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