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AllAfrica.com
No 'Killer' Anti-Malaria Medicines in Nigeria - NAFDACuse of ACTs in the treatment of malaria is in line with the guidelines for the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
use of ACTs in the treatment of malaria is in line with the guidelines for the treatment of malaria, 3rd Edition, World Health Organisation 2015, Geneva Switzerland. "The Nigeria National Anti-Malarial Treatment Policy, February 2005... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Sets Up Task Force to Reduce Maternal Mortalityhigh despite the significant reduction in Maternal Mortality globally in the pa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
high despite the significant reduction in Maternal Mortality globally in the past one and a half decades," he stated. The World Health Organisation describes maternal mortality as the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of... Read more
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Daily Mail
All petrol and diesel cars to be banned from 2040for Transport. The Government said poor air quality was the largest environment
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
for Transport. The Government said poor air quality was the largest environmental risk to public health Evidence from the World Health Organisation shows that older people, children, people with pre-existing lung and heart conditions, and people... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Worst-ever dengue outbreak kills up to 300 in Sri Lankasanitation conditions raise concerns that the disease will continue to spread.
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 hours ago
sanitation conditions raise concerns that the disease will continue to spread. 'Spreading has evolved' According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), dengue is one of the world's fastest growing diseases, endemic in 100 countries, with as... Read more
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NZCity
Sugar policy passes LGNZ votedrinks, sachet mixes, fruit drinks, cordials, flavoured milks, cold teas/coffee
NZCity / Posted 11 hours ago
drinks, sachet mixes, fruit drinks, cordials, flavoured milks, cold teas/coffees, and energy/sports drinks. The World Health Organisation recommends that sugar should contribute to no more than 10 per cent of the total energy intake,... Read more
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iol.co.za
As HIV drug resistance rises, TAC cautions ARV usersHIV to take their antiretroviral treatment as prescribed to curb the increasing
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
HIV to take their antiretroviral treatment as prescribed to curb the increasing levels of drug resistance. This is after a World Health Organisation (WHO) HIV drug resistance report released last week showed that in six of the 11 countries surveyed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anxiety As WHO Alerts On Spread of HIV Drug Resistancemaking the rounds to ensure effective prevention and treatment of infections.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
making the rounds to ensure effective prevention and treatment of infections. However, a new concern has emerged with the World Health Organisation, WHO, alerting about the emergence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, drug resistance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drug-Resistant HIV Strain Hits Zimbabwe(ART) in Zimbabwe have shown signs of resistance to commonly used and most affo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
(ART) in Zimbabwe have shown signs of resistance to commonly used and most affordable drugs Efavirenz and Nevirapine, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. According to the WHO 2017 HIV drug resistance report, Zimbabwe is among six... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Downstream Costs of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Damto rely on traditional fuels for cooking. Traditional fuels can cause respirato
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
to rely on traditional fuels for cooking. Traditional fuels can cause respiratory infections, and according to the World Health Organisation, acute lower respiratory infection is the leading cause of death in Ethiopia. So the benefits of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limitparticularly in the country’s hardest hit western province," Red Cross/Red Cres
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 hours ago
particularly in the country’s hardest hit western province," Red Cross/Red Crescent said in a statement. According to the World Health Organisation, dengue is one of the world's fastest growing diseases, endemic in 100 countries, with as many as... Read more
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WA Today
Calls for added sugars to be used in Health Star Rating calculationsalgorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Co
WA Today / Posted yesterday
algorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Consumer advocacy group Choice said the World Health Organisation and the Australian Dietary Guidelines instructed consumers to limit added sugar intake, but that... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Renewable energy slammed by MP Craig KellyAustralian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Australian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due to high power prices. He also said the World Health Organisation has made it clear that winter mortality rates increase if people can't afford to heat their... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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The Young Witness
Renewable energy slammed by MP Craig KellyAustralian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Australian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due to high power prices. He also said the World Health Organisation has made it clear that winter mortality rates increase if people can't afford to heat their... Read more
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The Young Witness
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Western Advocate
Renewable energy slammed by MP Craig KellyAustralian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Australian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due to high power prices. He also said the World Health Organisation has made it clear that winter mortality rates increase if people can't afford to heat their... Read more
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Western Advocate
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Manning River Times
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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The North West Star
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Renewable energy slammed by MP Craig KellyAustralian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Australian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due to high power prices. He also said the World Health Organisation has made it clear that winter mortality rates increase if people can't afford to heat their... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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The Border Mail
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Renewable energy slammed by MP Craig KellyAustralian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Australian households this winter will be frightened to turn on the heater due to high power prices. He also said the World Health Organisation has made it clear that winter mortality rates increase if people can't afford to heat their... Read more
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The Courier
Heat on Craig Kelly – but he is not backing downBureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and Ju
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Bureau of Statistics figures showed 20 per cent more people died in June and July than in the summer months. ”The World Health Organisation says this is because people’s immune system is down, and they say 30-40 per cent of additional... Read more
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Aljazeera
Worst-ever dengue outbreak kills up to 300 in Sri Lankaongoing downpours and worsening sanitation conditions raise concerns the diseas
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
ongoing downpours and worsening sanitation conditions raise concerns the disease will continue to spread. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), dengue is one of the world's fastest growing diseases, endemic in 100 countries, with as... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Healthy Star Rating is tricking youtend to use added sugars that sound healthy, such as fruit juice concentrates,
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
tend to use added sugars that sound healthy, such as fruit juice concentrates, honey, rice malt syrups etc, however the World Health Organisation deems all of these as “free sugars” and advises that no more that 10% — but ideally less than 5% —... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘It’s an absurdity’: How we’re being tricked on sugar in ‘healthy’ foodsalgorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Co
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
algorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Consumer advocacy group Choice said the World Health Organisation and the Australian Dietary Guidelines instructed consumers to limit added sugar intake, but that... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN delegation visits Yemen amid cholera outbreakgovernment and the Houthi rebels across the crisis-hit country, according to a
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
government and the Houthi rebels across the crisis-hit country, according to a UN source. The executive directors of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme visited the southern province... Read more
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The Wessex Scene Online
Mental Health Around The Worldof discernible progress. Although legislation has given mental health illnesses
The Wessex Scene Online / Posted yesterday
of discernible progress. Although legislation has given mental health illnesses greater treatment since 1993 reforms, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has indicated that mental health treatment predominantly remains based through institutions,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Calls for added sugars to be used in Health Star Rating calculationsalgorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Co
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
algorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Consumer advocacy group Choice said the World Health Organisation and the Australian Dietary Guidelines instructed consumers to limit added sugar intake, but that... Read more
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The Age
Calls for added sugars to be used in Health Star Rating calculationsalgorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Co
The Age / Posted yesterday
algorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Consumer advocacy group Choice said the World Health Organisation and the Australian Dietary Guidelines instructed consumers to limit added sugar intake, but that... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Calls for added sugars to be used in Health Star Rating calculationsalgorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Co
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
algorithm, considered and discarded added sugars in favour of total sugars. Consumer advocacy group Choice said the World Health Organisation and the Australian Dietary Guidelines instructed consumers to limit added sugar intake, but that... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Eggs recalled after banned pesticide found on poultry farmsis used as an insecticide, particularly to kill fleas, and is classed as a ‘mod
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
is used as an insecticide, particularly to kill fleas, and is classed as a ‘moderately hazardous pesticide’ by the World Health Organisation. The NVWA found traces of fipronil in eggs from four poultry farms and has launched a product... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bus company boss: Queen Street closure will damage Oxfordby a considerable margin. St Aldates is already the most polluted part of the
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
by a considerable margin. St Aldates is already the most polluted part of the city, exceeding the guidelines set by the World Health Organisation, and the council is proactively trying to make it worse. In addition, the impact of the additional... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bus company boss: Queen Street closure will damage Oxfordby a considerable margin. St Aldates is already the most polluted part of the
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
by a considerable margin. St Aldates is already the most polluted part of the city, exceeding the guidelines set by the World Health Organisation, and the council is proactively trying to make it worse. In addition, the impact of the additional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WHO, Partners Responding to Watery Diarrhoea/Cholerathis year that the Sudanese Minister of Health, accompanied by representatives
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
this year that the Sudanese Minister of Health, accompanied by representatives of the UN Children's Agency (Unicef) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), visited South Darfur's Kalma camp, where the South Darfur Ministry of Health, WHO, Unicef,... Read more
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dna
Big B's UNICEF's ambassadorship extended for two yearstwo years to work for the cause of the MR inoculation. MR not as in mister, but
dna / Posted yesterday
two years to work for the cause of the MR inoculation. MR not as in mister, but measles and rubella infections." The World Health Organisation also appointed Bachchan as its goodwill ambassador for hepatitis in South-East Asia region to boost... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Yemen crisis 'an absolute shame on humanity'war in Yemen has caused more than 8 000 deaths - mostly of civilians - since th
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
war in Yemen has caused more than 8 000 deaths - mostly of civilians - since the coalition intervened, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). More than 44 500 people are estimated to have been wounded. The situation in the country... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Healthy’ toddler snack packed with sugar, court toldclaims but are predominantly made from fruit juice concentrate and pastes, whic
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
claims but are predominantly made from fruit juice concentrate and pastes, which have a very high sugar content. The World Health Organisation recommends limiting the intake of foods containing fruit juice concentrate to reduce the risk of... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Healthy’ kid’s snack is confectionary, court toldclaims but are predominantly made from fruit juice concentrate and pastes, whic
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
claims but are predominantly made from fruit juice concentrate and pastes, which have a very high sugar content. The World Health Organisation recommends limiting the intake of foods containing fruit juice concentrate to reduce the risk of... Read more
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Herald.ie
Obesity surgery bill hits €1m as crisis worsenshas worsened. Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe with
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
has worsened. Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe within the next decade, acc- ording to the World Health Organisation. During the past eight years more than €5.2m has been spent on bariatric surgery - the term... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cost of surgeries for patients with morbid obesity doublespeople undergoing such operations each year has more than doubled since 2010 as
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
people undergoing such operations each year has more than doubled since 2010 as Ireland’s obesity crisis has worsened. The World Health Organisation has warned Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe within the next decade. A... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Experts Call for Action to Fill Gaps on Healthy Food Policyby 2025 with decreasing inequalities o reducing mean population intakes of sal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
by 2025 with decreasing inequalities o reducing mean population intakes of salt, sugar and saturated fat based on World Health Organisation recommendations o voluntary reformulation of composition (salt, sugar and saturated fat) in key... Read more
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dna
ICRC says 600,000 Yemenis could contract cholera in 2017and 1,800 have died since late April in Yemen's second cholera outbreak in less
dna / Posted 2 days ago
and 1,800 have died since late April in Yemen's second cholera outbreak in less than a year, according to the ICRC and the World Health Organisation. The UN said Sunday that over 20 million of the country's 27 million people are in need of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Half of sex workers don't know their HIV statusbecause many men were unemployed or worked in the informal sector, he said. Mu
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
because many men were unemployed or worked in the informal sector, he said. Mugabe praised South Africa for adopting the World Health Organisation strategy of providing initiated testing whereby people visiting a healthcare facility are offered a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Over 2 mn enrolled in first year of India's quit tobacco programme: WHOThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering... Read more
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asianage
Infected, not recovering? Blame it on the tandoori chicken!that we take measures to end the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in ani
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
that we take measures to end the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animal breeding practices." According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an ever-... Read more
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