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World Bank urges action to open markets to developing countries

On the eve of this weekend’s joint World Bank/International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meeting, senior officials from the financial institutions called for rich nations to open their markets to goods from developing countries.

UN health agency publishes first-ever global reference guide for essential medicines

In a bid to promote the safe and cost-effective use of medicines, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today released a guide to help governments develop their own national prescription formulas.