A key component of achieving universal health coverage is ensuring that all populations have access to quality health care. Examining where gains have occurred or progress has faltered across and within countries is crucial to guiding decisions and strategies for future improvement. We used the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) to assess personal health-care access and quality with the Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index for 195 countries and territories, as well as subnational locations in seven countries, from 1990 to 2016.

Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68% by 2050.

India and Japan have agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy development space as well as contribute to worldwide energy security and solutions to climate change issues.

Potential risks of supply shortages for critical metals including rare-earth elements and yttrium (REY) have spurred great interest in commercial mining of deep-sea mineral resources. Deep-sea mud containing over 5,000 ppm total REY content was discovered in the western North Pacific Ocean near Minamitorishima Island, Japan, in 2013. This REY-rich mud has great potential as a rare-earth metal resource because of the enormous amount available and its advantageous mineralogical features.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Wednesday the 16th International Energy Forum, the largest gathering of ministers from energy consuming, producing and transit countries, the oil min

This roadmap is based on analyses of the experiences with waste management in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Japan, Romania, and the European Union (EU) generally. The experiences of other countries concerning waste management - Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Russia - have also informed the document.

Softbank Group has announced a $200bn (£141bn) investment to create the world's biggest solar power project in Saudi Arabia through its Vision Fund private equity arm.

This report compares the energy and technology exposure of the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) with the 2℃ roadmap of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The analysis is based on a translation of this climate scenario into “2℃ benchmarks” for investment portfolios, focusing on a 5-year window: 2016-2021.

While the number of coal-fired power plants built worldwide has fallen over the past two years, Asia leads the world in building new coal power.

The power sector has a 100% FDI permit, which boosted FDI inflows in the sector

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