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Manual Empowers Bolivians to Take Health Into Their Own Hands

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March 19, 2015
A healthcare manual produced with JICA's cooperation is playing a central role in promoting proactive health efforts among the largely poor rural population of Bolivia, who have lacked the interest and know-how to protect their own health, and also distrusted medical facilities.

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Medical Team Dispatched to Vanuatu Following Cyclone

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March 18, 2015
On March 17, in response to a request from the Government of Vanuatu, the Japan International Cooperation Agency dispatched an additional eight members of a Japan Disaster Relief Medical Team to the country.

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JICA President Sheds Light on the Concept of Human Security

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March 18, 2015
The JICA Research Institute has published a working paper entitled “Toward a Theory of Human Security”.

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JICA President Holds Talks with Vice-President of the Cuban Council of Ministers

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March 18, 2015
JICA President Akihiko Tanaka held talks with Ricardo Cabrisas, vice-president of the Cuban Council of Ministers at JICA Headquarters in Tokyo on March 12.

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JICA Provides Emergency Supplies and Dispatches a Survey Team to Vanuatu

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March 17, 2015
In response to a request from the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu to the Government of Japan for emergency support, JICA decided to provide emergency supplies and to dispatch a survey team to assess the situation of the affected areas.

From the Field
Journalists from Abroad Share Stories of Recovery from Kobe Earthquake (Part 1 of 2)

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March 17, 2015
16 from mainly Asia and Latin America were in Japan in advance of the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, visited Kobe and Miyagi and covered stories about lessons and challenges from Japan’s disaster experiences.

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