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SUNS # 8913 Thursday 23 May 2019

United Nations : Trade tensions, policy uncertainty weakening growth (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The global growth outlook has weakened amid unresolved trade tensions and elevated international policy uncertainty, wi th growth projections for 2019 downgraded across both developed and developing countries, a United Nations report has said.

Opinion : Public-private partnerships fad fails (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
After the failure and abuses of privatization and contracting-out services from the 1 980s, there has been renewed appreciation for the role of the state or government .

Health : Preventing antibiotic resistance - look to the livestock industry (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Antimicrobial resistance is quickly becoming a global crisis and risks reversing a century of progress in health.

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