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SUNS # 9724 Tuesday 17 January 2023

Trade : Ministers must address WTO's failure on diagnostics & therapeutics (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization "has failed to respond and extend a narrow flexibility agreed at MC12 to therapeutics and diagnostics," said the co-sponsors of the TRIPS waiver proposal, as trade ministers from more than 20 countries congregate for an informal ministeria l meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on 20 January.

Pakistan : Flood survivors welcome funding, but seek immediate disbursement (PRIV)
(IPS, Peshawar)
People in flood-affected areas of Pakistan have welcomed the pledges at an UN-sponsored donor conference in Geneva on January 9 but want to see an immediate cash flow to facilitate th eir journeys toward normalcy.

Zimbabwe : Greening the city gets community treatment (PRIV)
(IPS, Bulawayo)
It's a typical story in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city.

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