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Ruhiira village in Uganda

Mike Wooldridge

Former BBC World Affairs correspondent

As the deadline for the UN's anti-poverty targets known as Millennium Development Goals expires, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge visits a "Millennium Village" in Uganda to see whether a new approach to aid makes any difference on the ground.

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Man in Tanzania with a swollen leg

Jane Dreaper

Health correspondent, BBC News

There has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says.

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