The World Health Organization (WHO) and the &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/2003/04/10/45927.html ' target=_blank>United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) say more people than ever are getting malaria treatment and prevention services, offering hope that the rising number of illnesses and deaths from the parasite will begin to decline. The statement comes in the World Malaria Report for 2005. But critics argue that the WHO, UNICEF and its partners in the Roll Back Malaria program have been ineffective in fighting the disease.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land