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SUNS # 9633 Wednesday 10 August 2022

UN : Nearly 1,200 ISDS cases initiated as at end 2021, says UNCTAD (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The total count of known investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) cases reached 1,190 at the end of 2021, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Finance : April Fool's inflation medicine threatens progress (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 9 Aug (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- The world economy is on the brink of outright recession, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Africa : Bringing specialist telemedicine to children of rural Kenya (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
New telemedicine technology, Daktari Smart, aims to mitigate the gap between child patients and medical specialists in rural Kenya.

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