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116 million African children to get polio vaccines: WHO

The World Health Organization said today 116 million children are to receive polio vaccines in 13 countries in west and central Africa as part of efforts to eradicate the disease on the continent. DNA, 8 hours ago

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UK choice for World Health Organisation chief visits India

At the end of May health ministers of 194 nations will meet for their annual assembly. They will elect the person who will - on July 1st - replace Dr Margaret Chan as the next Director General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO).It is a serious job ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Africa Should Strengthen Their Food Safety Systems: World Health Organization  Med India2 months ago Contolling illicit tobacco best way to curb health burden  Prokerala2 months ago

Polluted environment kills 1.7 million children every year: WHO

A shocking report by World Health Organisation reveals that each year, environmental pollutants cost an estimated 1.7 million lives among children under five.The causes include unsafe water, lack of sanitation, poor hygiene practices and indoor and outdoor ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year: WHO  Rediff.com2 weeks ago WHO report: Polluted, unhealthy environment causes 1.7 million deaths of children globally each year  catchnews.com2 weeks ago

WHO says new drugs urgently needed to fight 12 "priority pathogens"

New antibiotics need to be developed urgently to combat 12 families of bacteria, the World Health Organization said on Monday, describing these "priority pathogens" as the greatest threats to human health.
 DNA3 weeks ago New drugs urgently needed to fight 12 superbugs: WHO  News on Air3 weeks ago
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How smart cities are building the future

Urban residents accounted for 54 percent of the total global population in 2014, according to the World Health Organization, and that figure was projected to grow nearly 2 percent each year until 2020.
 Money Control1 month ago Cipla initiates campaign for a population free Delhi; starts #saveyourlungsdilli  Business Standard2 months ago

WHO says bird flu outbreaks raise alarm, but human risks still low

NDON, (Reuters) - - LOThe risk of sustained human-to-human transmission of H7N9 bird flu in China is low, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, but a surge in human cases there is worrying and requires constant monitoring.
 Reuters3 weeks ago Over 300 infected with H7N9 in a month: WHO  News on Air1 month ago Italy reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu at turkey farm  First Post.com1 month ago

Yellow fever vaccine advised for travel to Brazil's Rio, Sao Paulo states

The World Health Organization on Monday recommended that travelers to rural areas in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo get yellow fever vaccinations, as Brazil works to contain an outbreak of the virus in the country's southeast.
 DNA4 days ago WHO expands vaccination advice as yellow fever covers southeast Brazil state  DNA2 weeks ago Brazil authorities say 3 more people die from yellow fever  Business Standard1 month ago

WHO declares end to yellow fever outbreak in Congo, Angola

The World Health Organization has declared an end to the yellow fever outbreak that killed about 400 people in Congo and Angola, calling it "one of the largest and most challenging" in recent years.
 DNA1 month ago Congo declares end to worst yellow fever epidemic in decades  DNA1 month ago

China seeks to show pope, world its organ program reforms

China's former vice minister of health, Dr Huang Jiefu, acknowledged today that reforms in China's organ transplant programme have been slow and "very difficult".
 DNA1 month ago China vows to crack down on organ trafficking  Prokerala1 month ago

WHO finalists vow reform amid Trump funding cut fears

The three finalists in the running to take the helm of the World Health Organization vowed today to reform the UN agency, as fears grew of deep funding cuts by Washington. A day after the WHO presented a shortlist of candidates for the role of its next ...
 Business Standard1 month ago U.S. chemical industry body calls for reform of WHO cancer agency  Reuters1 month ago Exclusive: U.S. congressional committee demands answers on WHO cancer agency  Reuters2 months ago
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