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WHO Urges Global Push to Treat Hepatitis C

WHO Urges Global Push to Treat Hepatitis C

  GENEVA, April 9, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organization called Wednesday for a dramatic increase in screening and treatment of hepatitis C, saying higher demand would help drive down the ...

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No Need to Cancel Trips Because of Ebola – WHO, DoH

No Need to Cancel Trips Because of Ebola – WHO, DoH

  It still is a wonderful world to explore and discover, especially at this time of the year. Don’t worry if some countries are considered “hot zones” — experiencing some outbreaks ...

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Ebola: Profile of a Prolific Killer

Ebola: Profile of a Prolific Killer

  DAKAR, March 22, 2014 (AFP) – The Ebola virus plaguing Guinea is one of the deadliest known to man, claiming the lives of three-quarters of the people it has ...

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WHO Recommends Halving Daily Sugar Intake in Fight Against Obesity

WHO Recommends Halving Daily Sugar Intake in Fight Against Obesity

  GENEVA, March 5, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organisation Wednesday said the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily should be halved as it stepped up its battle against public health problems like ...

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WHO Launches Anti-Cholera Drive in Conflict-Torn S.Sudan

WHO Launches Anti-Cholera Drive in Conflict-Torn S.Sudan

  GENEVA, February 22, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organisation began a campaign on Saturday to prevent outbreaks of cholera in temporary camps in South Sudan housing thousands of people who ...

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ICRC Urges Syria Aid Access as Clashes Halt Polio Immunisation

ICRC Urges Syria Aid Access as Clashes Halt Polio Immunisation

  DAMASCUS, January 13, 2014 (AFP) – The situation in Syria is “catastrophic,” the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross warned on Monday, urging “actions that translate ...

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Bold Investments and Actions – a Must to Eliminate Tuberculosis

Bold Investments and Actions – a Must to Eliminate Tuberculosis

  MANILA, 24 October 2013 – While the WHO Western Pacific Region remains on track to achieve Millennium Development Goal 6 concerning halting and reversing tuberculosis incidences by 2015, the World ...

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