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Ban on gutka has positive impact: WHO
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Despite ban, city vendors still sell gutka openly

HYDERABAD: A recent World Health Organisation (WHO) study on sale of gutka (chewable tobacco) might have shown a decline of sales in some states, but the banned substance is still sold openly in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Official sources ... Times of India, 2 hours ago

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Malay Mail

Ebola expert calls for European anti-virus corps

The World Health Organisation said on Monday that more than 7,500 have died from the Ebola virus in the past year—almost all of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. — Reuters pi LONDON, Dec 26 — Europe will be vulnerable if it does not ...
 Malay Mail1 hour ago Queen praises Ebola health workers  Malay Mail22 hours ago Health Summary [analysis]  Individual.com3 days ago Kenya: Health Summary  AllAfrica.com3 days ago

WHO urges for disaster preparedness ahead of 10th Indian Ocean tsunami anniversa

+ New Delhi/Nagapattinam, Dec 25 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday called for strong response and preparedness ahead of 10th anniversary of Indian Ocean tsunami. More than 16,279 people in India were killed on the morning ...
 International Business Times India13 hours ago From devastation and despair to homes and hope how a region was rebuilt  World Vision International1 day ago From Devastation to Hope - How a Region was Rebuilt  AlertNet1 day ago 10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, Asia-Pacific region better prepared: UN  All About Shipping3 days ago

Lack of safe water, poor sanitation, hygiene killing mothers, newborns in developing world

WATERAID and the London School of Hygiene &Tropical Medicine have joined the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), SHARE Research Consortium and other organisations in a ...
 The Guardian Nigeria19 hours ago Lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world  Medical News Today1 week ago
DNA India

Health stories that made headlines in 2014

2014 has been the year when the world suffered great number of casualties owing to health epidemics that many countries faced. Thousands died due to the unexpected health crises which countries were not fully equipped to tackle. Here are five of the ...
 DNA India1 day ago Rwanda: Health in the News  AllAfrica.com3 days ago Strictly unusual: oddball body and mind health stories from 2014  BizNews.com1 week ago WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000  Business Standard2 months ago
South Africa Star

Drowning kills 372,000 people each year: UN

A newly-released World Health Organisation (WHO) report shows that drowning claims the lives of 372,000 people each year, UN deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq said Monday.The WHO Monday released the global report on drowning: Preventing a leading killer, which ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Men more likely to drown than women  South Africa Star1 day ago
New Zealand Herald

More than 7500 dead from Ebola

More than 7500 people have now died from the Ebola virus, as the number of cases climbs towards 20,000, the World Health Organisation says. The UN health agency reported that as of December 20, 19,340 people had been infected with the deadly virus ...
 New Zealand Herald3 days ago Ebola death toll crosses 7,500: WHO  Zee News3 days ago More than 7,500 have died from Ebola, says WHO  Firstpost.com2 days ago More: Ebola death toll rises to 7,373  ITV.com4 days ago
Financial Express Bangladesh

Repeal antiquated suicide law

THE suicide rate worldwide is on the increase with the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimating that globally there are 20 million attempted suicides every year. Recent statistics show that over 90% of people who die of suicide suffered from ... days ago Photo: LIBERIA : Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organisation  Financial Express Bangladesh5 days ago WHO praises Thailand for her leading roles in ASEAN health  Pattaya Mail1 week ago World Health Organisation backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking  DNA2 months ago

Will UN medical aid to Syrians be enough?

The World Health Organisation said it was given access to three areas: Aleppo, the Damascus district of Mouaddamiya and Eastern Ghouta, outside the capital. Both the armed opposition and the Syrian army have prevented medical supplies from crossing ...
 Al Jazeera2 days ago

11th doctor in Sierra Leone dies from Ebola

Disease is now spreading fastest in Sierra Leone, but the World Health Organisation says there are signs the infection rate may be stabilising there. FREETOWN: One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died today from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country ...
 Economic Times1 week ago West African countries plan to strengthen health systems after Ebola  British Medical Journal1 week ago Ebola Transmission 'Intense' in Sierra Leone: World Health Organisation  NDTV1 month ago
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