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World Health Assembly concludes with decisions to reform WHO emergency response
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GENEVA, 27th May 2015 (WAM) — The World Health ...

WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan noted that the agency's governing board had passed several landmark resolutions and decisions including three new resolutions passed today: one on air pollution, one on epilepsy, one laying out the next steps ... Federation of Arab News Agencies, 14 hours ago

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Tanzanian medic appointed WHO deputy head

THE Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan, has appointed Dr Winnie Mpanju- Shumbusho from Tanzania as the Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Mpanju-Shumbusho will lead the WHO ...
 Daily News TSN18 hours ago WHO to Nigeria: War against polio must not fail  The Nation Nigeria1 week ago WHO Director General Lauds Nigeria's Polio Efforts  MetroTell.ng1 week ago WHO Sets Up $100m Contingency Funds for Healthcare Emergencies  This Day Online1 week ago

Humans living longer by six years, report shows

Margaret Chan LATEST statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) show that men and women are living longer by six years even as child deaths have almost halved falling from an estimated 90 deaths per 1000 live births in 1990 to 46 deaths ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago

WHO Chief Margaret Chan Says 'Tremendous Progress' Made in Ebola Fight

The world has made "tremendous progress" in combatting the deadly Ebola virus, the UN's World Health Organization chief told AFP on Wednesday. Margaret Chan's remarks come almost a week after the WHO announced that the death toll from the world's largest ...
 NDTV2 months ago Tremendous Progress Made in the Battle Against Ebola: WHO  Med India2 months ago

WHO Chief Wants Tobacco Firms Pushed 'Out of Business'

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action today to drive tobacco companies "out of business" and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, Chan welcomed ...
 NDTV2 months ago WHO Chief Visions Tobacco Firms be Pushed 'Out of Business'  Med India2 months ago

World Health Assembly closes, passing resolutions on air pollution and epilepsy

The World Health Assembly closed today, with Director-General Dr Margaret Chan noting that it had passed several "landmark resolutions and decisions". Three new resolutions were passed today: one on air pollution, one on epilepsy and one laying out ...
 Pan American Health Organization1 day ago

8.6 million in Yemen need urgent care, says WHO chief

27 May 2015 Margaret Chan, Director General WHO, said vastly insufficient medicines had reached Yemen during a recent ceasefire. Photo: UN Photo/Violaine Martin Millions of people's lives are at risk in Yemen as fighting continues unabated, ...
 United Nations Multimedia11 hours ago Some 8.6 million people in urgent need of medical help in Yemen, says UN agency  Bloomberg9 hours ago WHO: ~8.6 million in urgent need of medical help in Yemen  GlobalSecurity.org2 hours ago Roundup: Some 8.6 million people in urgent need of medical help in Yemen: UN agency hours ago

Dr Margaret Chan drops in on children's palliative care side event at World Health Assembly

marked an historic leap forward in global advocacy for children's palliative care when the very first side event on the topic was held at the 68th World Health Assembly ending today. The side event was organised by the Permanent Missions of Panama, ...
 EHospice1 day ago Palliative care advocates speak at WHO Dialogue on NCDs and development  EHospice1 month ago

WHO chief promises rapid reforms after sub-par Ebola performance

Geneva (dpa) World Health Organization (WHO) chief Margaret Chan vowed Monday to implement reforms by the end of the year that will enable the UN agency to cope with future health crises following criticism of its slow response to the Ebola ...
 Dalje.com1 week ago AFP - Health-Ebola-WHO-reform  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago Ebola: World Health Organization admits failings in tackling crisis  CBC1 week ago WHO admits failings over Ebola  Arabstoday.net1 month ago
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Pesticide responsible for Ondo deaths, says WHO

Dr. Margaret Chan The World Health Organisation says pesticide poisoning is the probable cause of mysterious deaths of over 18 people in Ode Irele, in Irele Local Government Area of Ondo State. Those who died suffered from blurred vision and ...
 Nigeria Punch1 month ago
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