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SUNS # 9730 Wednesday 25 January 2023

Trade : Swiss Minister opposes TRIPS Decision on diagnostics & therapeutics (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, New Delhi)
Attempts to intensify the discussions for extending the World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) Ministerial Decision on the TRIPS Agreement to diagnostics and therapeutics were apparently opposed by Switzerland at the informal trade ministerial meeting held on the margins of the annual Davos meetings on 20 January.

Health : Pope, Sasakawa in global appeal for a leprosy-free world (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
In the four years preceding the COVID-19 pandemic, the spread of leprosy or Hansen's Disease, seemed to be losing steam.

Opinion : Delivering on our promise of universal education (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
As we mark the International Day of Education, world leaders must make good on their promise of providing quality education for all by 2030.

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