Risk Archive

High Levels of Inequality Putting Latin America’s Future Generations at Risk

Increasing levels of public debt and high wealth and income inequality are taking their toll on Latin America despite improved economic growth prospects, according to the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index 2018. Younger and future generations are especially vulnerable, with intergenerational equity and sustainability falling over the past five years in 11 of the

Inadequate Weight during Pregnancy Ups the Risk of Infant Mortality

Malnutrition or obesity during pregnancy more than doubles the risk of infant mortality. A normal expectant mother should gain around 11-16 kgs while pregnant, which is essential for the neonate’s development. Lifestyle, anemia, improper diet, malnutrition are some of the reasons that cause fluctuations in expectant woman’s weight. Panchkula,22nd January 2018: When Rashi had not

SRL Analysis reveals Women all over India equally at Risk of Heart Diseases

  Data Analytics Report  based on more than 3.3 Million samples received from women for Lipid profile testing 41% of samples tested showed abnormal lipid levels across India New Delhi, 28th September 2017: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of death globally and are the leading cause of death in India also. The

Lawsuit Expands to Highlight Keystone XL’s Threats to Endangered Species

Pipeline Would Place Whooping Cranes, Other Wildlife at Risk GREAT FALLS, Mont.— Landowner and environmental protection groups added a new claim today to their ongoing lawsuit challenging the Keystone XL pipeline project. The claim highlights the project’s threats to critically endangered whooping cranes and other threatened species. The additional claim is against the U.S. Fish

Poor nutrition, unhealthy lifestyles augment risk of Tuberculosis by 50%

    Good immunity levels, adequate nutritional status & healthy living conditions can help you fight off tuberculosis, say doctors at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Pune Pune, 23rd March 2017: With over two lakh deaths attributed to it annually, tuberculosis is a major health burden in India that needs to be controlled imminently. Apart from raising awareness


MEFTECH conference to hear why ‘Uber’ of the banking world needed to shake up antiquated technologies, poor customer experience Dubai, UAE, 21 February, 2016: Banks must wake up to the way technology affects the daily lives of their customers or risk being left behind in the smart phone revolution, a digital banking expert will tell

Keeping the Web ‘Worldwide’: Report Highlights Risk of Internet Fragmentation

New report by the World Economic Forum highlights 28 risks that could lead to fragmentation of the Internet  Report provides the first systematic overview of the growth of Internet fragmentation The Internet’s openness and dynamism are at risk if Internet fragmentation grows unabated, but an open Internet can be preserved through multistakeholder collaboration For more

SIPRI and PAX: Hope for peace in South Sudan, but fragmentation still a risk

(Stockholm, Utrecht, 19 January 2016) On 22 January, just over 25 months after the start of the civil war in South Sudan, the scheduled formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity will be one of the first major milestones in the peace process. The swearing in of the transitional government would be enormous progress,

Chinese Premier Li: China Is a Source of Growth, Not Risk, for the World Economy

“China will not have a hard landing,” Chinese Premier Li said in the opening plenary of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015 China will continue to pursue the necessary reforms to transform its economic model into one that is driven by consumption and innovation, Li pledged Li vowed that “China will never resort

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