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By Irma Geldiashvili
August 5, 2015
The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is annually celebrated on August 9. This event is to promote and protect the world’s indigenous people’s rights as well as it recognizes the valuable contribution of indigenous people to world’s environment protection. This year, the event’s highlights will be indigenous people’s healthcare issue, lack of access to healthcare services and their well-being. United Nations Headquarters in New York will be celebrating this day with the rest of the World.