developing country

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a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically

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GSK believes it is the only company researching new vaccines and treatments for all three of the WHO's priority diseases in the developing world - HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
Although the material and clinical examples are designed to address ARIs in the developing world, they are not aimed at professionals from those countries.
Research and new product development in the United States and Europe are frequently being driven by medical issues arising in the developing world forcing biotech companies, governments, and foundations to scramble for more resources.
Most of that growth has taken place in the developing world, and analysts say that if all those people suddenly began consuming resources at a western level, the environmental effects would be devastating.
As stewards of a great wealth and terrible power, we can continue to sinfully squander our riches on the world's most shockingly awesome military or we can invest a portion of it in turning back the tsunami of deprivation and despair washing across the developing world.
The developing world, however, insists that the issue of fair trade should come first before it is willing to examine the Singapore issues, which would tilt trade even further in favour of the developed countries.
Yet the largest financier of antipoverty programs for the developing world continues to ignore its own 2003 report.
In the developing world market, where much of the drug supply is produced by Indian generic manufacturers, fixed dosed combinations are much more common.
For this reason the Montreal Protocol obliged developed nations to cease halon production in 1994, and set a 2010 target date for the developing world.
Two veterinary labs in Botswana already provide hair sheep blood to local labs based on Baron's initial results, and the researcher is now lobbying the charity Heifer International to add hair sheep to its catalogue so that microbiologists can donate and send the animals to the developing world.
5 billion individuals in the developing world witnessed an increase in political liberties, as measured by Freedom House.
Using our self-adjustable glasses, we want to help the more than 100 million young people in the developing world who need vision correction to see clearly," said Prof.
The recent 10-day "World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC02)," organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), gave focus to telecommunications access issues facing the developing world.
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