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WHO Delivers Medical Aid to Yemen’s Taez

WHO Delivers Medical Aid to Yemen’s Taez

  Sanaa, Yemen – The World Health Organisation said it has managed to deliver desperately needed medical supplies to Yemen’s Taez city which has been besieged for months by Shiite Huthi ...

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WHO Cautions Against Linking Zika Virus With Rare Nerve Disorder

WHO Cautions Against Linking Zika Virus With Rare Nerve Disorder

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization (WHO) urged caution about linking the Zika virus with a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre which health officials in Colombia have blamed for ...

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WHO Mulls Global Health Emergency Declaration on Zika

WHO Mulls Global Health Emergency Declaration on Zika

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization’s emergency committee will on Monday debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing a surge in serious birth defects in South America ...

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DOH Launches 1ST National Sanitation Learning Exchange (SANLEX 2016)

DOH Launches 1ST National Sanitation Learning Exchange (SANLEX 2016)

  The Department of Health (DOH) together with World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) of World Bank spearheads the 1st National ...

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Top US Researcher Says Zika Vaccine Is Years Away

Top US Researcher Says Zika Vaccine Is Years Away

  Miami, United States – The hunt for a vaccine to prevent the Zika virus could take years, a top US health chief said Thursday amid a worrying outbreak of the mosquito-borne ...

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Child Obesity an ‘Exploding Nightmare’ in Developing World: WHO

Child Obesity an ‘Exploding Nightmare’ in Developing World: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – Childhood obesity has reached alarming rates globally and become an “exploding nightmare” in the developing world, including Africa where the number of obese and overweight children under ...

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Three New Confirmed Cases in Previously Ebola-free Liberia: WHO

Three New Confirmed Cases in Previously Ebola-free Liberia: WHO

  Monrovia, Liberia – Three new cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been confirmed in Liberia, the country’s health ministry and World Health Organization said, after the nation was declared ...

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