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The Times & The Sunday Times
First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephalyministry later said tests remain inconclusive as to whether the third infant's
First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
ministry later said tests remain inconclusive as to whether the third infant's condition was connected to Zika. The World Health Organisation (WHO) this week said any confirmed link in Thailand would be the first identified in Southeast... Read more
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FOX News
Thailand Confirms 2 Cases Of Zika-Linked Microcephaly - Health Ministryinvestigating 2 Zika-related birth defects likely higher than anticipated: pan
Thailand Confirms 2 Cases Of Zika-Linked Microcephaly - Health Ministry
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
investigating 2 Zika-related birth defects likely higher than anticipated: panel CDC issues Zika travel advisory for 11 Southeast Asian countries The World Health Organisation said this was the first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southea... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Zika: Thailand confirms first microcephaly case in regionAsia Thailand has reported the first confirmed cases of microcephaly linked to
Zika: Thailand confirms first microcephaly case in region
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Asia Thailand has reported the first confirmed cases of microcephaly linked to the Zika virus in South-East Asia, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) urged region-wide action. Key points: The confirmation came a day after US health officials... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thailand confirms south-east Asia's first Zika-linked birth defectswith microcephaly were caused by the Zika virus - marking the first time the li
Thailand confirms south-east Asia's first Zika-linked birth defects
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
with microcephaly were caused by the Zika virus - marking the first time the link has been made in south-east Asia. A World Health Organisation statement urged countries in the region to take stronger measures to contain the virus after Thai... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast AsiaBangkok. He declined to say where in Thailand the cases were found but officia
Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
Bangkok. He declined to say where in Thailand the cases were found but officials have said they were not in Bangkok. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the cases were the first of Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia and the virus... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Thailand confirms south-east Asia's first Zika-linked birth defectswith microcephaly were caused by the Zika virus - marking the first time the li
Thailand confirms south-east Asia's first Zika-linked birth defects
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
with microcephaly were caused by the Zika virus - marking the first time the link has been made in south-east Asia. A World Health Organisation statement urged countries in the region to take stronger measures to contain the virus after Thai... Read more
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PhysOrg
Population tipping point in the UK and EU as older people outnumber childrencurrently underway – a mobile app and a series of 'exergames' – video games inc
Population tipping point in the UK and EU as older people outnumber children
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
currently underway – a mobile app and a series of 'exergames' – video games incorporating exercise and movement. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is marking this year's International Day for Older People by asking people across the globe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa and Women's Healthcare Rights - One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?UN statement issued by the Office of the High Commissioner, in the 21st century
South Africa and Women's Healthcare Rights - One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
UN statement issued by the Office of the High Commissioner, in the 21st century, unsafe abortion is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality and morbidity. World Health Organisation (WHO) data adds that about 22-million unsafe abortions take... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly, first in Southeast Asiaan adviser to the Department of Disease Control, was quoted as saying by Reuter
Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly, first in Southeast Asia
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 hours ago
an adviser to the Department of Disease Control, was quoted as saying by Reuters. According to the news agency, the World Health Organisation also confirmed that the cases were the first Zika-linked incidences of microcephaly in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly: ministrya physical therapy session at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Brazil. (
First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly: ministry
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
a physical therapy session at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) | mb.com.ph The World Health Organisation (WHO) this week said any confirmed cases in Thailand would be the first identified in Southeast... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly confirmedDepartment of Disease Control, told reporters in Bangkok. He declined to say w
Two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly confirmed
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
Department of Disease Control, told reporters in Bangkok. He declined to say where in Thailand the cases were found. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a statement the cases were the first of Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thailand confirms 2 cases of Zika-linked microcephaly: Health Ministrycases in Thailand," Prasert Thongcharoen, an adviser to the Department of Disea
Thailand confirms 2 cases of Zika-linked microcephaly: Health Ministry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
cases in Thailand," Prasert Thongcharoen, an adviser to the Department of Disease Control, told reporters in Bangkok. The World Health Organisation said this was the first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia. Thailand's public health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wedza Women Fight MalnutritionChildren's Fund (Unicef). "An estimated 90 000 children will require treatment
Wedza Women Fight Malnutrition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Children's Fund (Unicef). "An estimated 90 000 children will require treatment for malnutrition," adds Unicef. The World Health Organisation (WHO) believes malnutrition is a critical risk factor in Africa as it is estimated to contribute to... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Eritrea: Out of isolation?thirds (MDG #4); improved maternity health (MDG #5); and reduced rates of HIV/A
Eritrea: Out of isolation?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
thirds (MDG #4); improved maternity health (MDG #5); and reduced rates of HIV/AIDS and malaria (MDG #6). According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Eritrea reduced malaria infections by 90 per cent, while maternal mortality rates dropped by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
One in three adults 'will be obese within a decade'in any one year than older adults." Professor Hayes said Australia, like other
One in three adults 'will be obese within a decade'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 hours ago
in any one year than older adults." Professor Hayes said Australia, like other developed countries, was failing to meet World Health Organisation targets. 'Higher classes of obesity' Professor Stephen Simpson from Obesity Australia said... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Syria 'catastrophe' about to get worsethe rebels, of siding with terrorists. Make no mistake, the conditions there a
Syria 'catastrophe' about to get worse
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
the rebels, of siding with terrorists. Make no mistake, the conditions there are already dire. Tarik Jasarevic from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Damascus told the ABC medics in Aleppo were running short of vital supplies. "People in... Read more
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express
New formula seeks to REDUCE risk of cancer in processed meatspeople’s health. Some reports have likened eating processed meats, such as bac
New formula seeks to REDUCE risk of cancer in processed meats
express / Posted 15 hours ago
people’s health. Some reports have likened eating processed meats, such as bacon and sausages, to smoking cigarettes. The World Health Organisation has come to the conclusion that eating processed meat is definite cause of bowel cancer. Related... Read more
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asianage
AAP Government gears up to check pollution ahead of DiwaliCommittee (DPCC) was held following direction from chief minister Arvind Kejriw
AAP Government gears up to check pollution ahead of Diwali
asianage / Posted 15 hours ago
Committee (DPCC) was held following direction from chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in the wake of the latest report of the World Health Organisation (WHO), according to which Delhi has been rated as the second most air polluted city. The situation... Read more
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Business Wire
BERTIN Launches the Latest AlphaGUARD Radon Gas Measurement Solutiongeneral public matters. Radon has been proven to be the second leading cause of
BERTIN Launches the Latest AlphaGUARD Radon Gas Measurement Solution
Business Wire / Posted 20 hours ago
general public matters. Radon has been proven to be the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. According to the World Health Organisation, the annual average concentration reference level should be no higher than 100 Bq/m3, depending on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Smoking on the rise in Sarawak — Dr Jamilaheighth right: Dr Nordin, Dr Veronica and VIPS pose with Blue Ribbon Award recip
Smoking on the rise in Sarawak — Dr Jamilah
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 hours ago
eighth right: Dr Nordin, Dr Veronica and VIPS pose with Blue Ribbon Award recipients. Dr Jamilah added that the World Health Organisation (WHO) said tobacco usage in the Asia Pacific Region had contributed 71 per cent of death due to... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi HC seeks reply from nearby states on crop stubble burning - newkerala.com #125649interest litigation (PIL) initiated by it on the issue of air pollution in the
Delhi HC seeks reply from nearby states on crop stubble burning - newkerala.com #125649
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
interest litigation (PIL) initiated by it on the issue of air pollution in the national capital. A new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on ambient air pollution levels puts Delhi among the most polluted cities in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gauteng Health On World Rabies Daydeaths from dog-mediated rabies by 2030. Rabies, although preventable, results
Gauteng Health On World Rabies Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
deaths from dog-mediated rabies by 2030. Rabies, although preventable, results in thousands of human deaths each year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that annually, an average of 60 000 human deaths occur worldwide. Rabies has the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Only 2 percent Indians trained to perform CPRclaims. India has over 30 million heart patients, and about 1.7 million Indian
Only 2 percent Indians trained to perform CPR
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
claims. India has over 30 million heart patients, and about 1.7 million Indian hearts stop beating every year, as per World Health Organisation. Studies have estimated that CVDs will account for one-third of all deaths in the country by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Infertility - Stakeholders Seek Ways to Combat Stigmatisation Against African Womenlaid on their doorsteps, without the slight knowledge that the men could be the
Infertility - Stakeholders Seek Ways to Combat Stigmatisation Against African Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
laid on their doorsteps, without the slight knowledge that the men could be the problems. Even, a recent statistics by the World Health Organisation, WHO says more than 180 million couples (one in every four couples) in developing countries suffer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Surgeon Serves 2 Million People in Rwenzori Region - Report.population of about 2 million people. The report also says only one orthopedic
One Surgeon Serves 2 Million People in Rwenzori Region - Report.
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
population of about 2 million people. The report also says only one orthopedic surgeon serves every 720,000 Ugandans. The World Health Organisation recommends at least one orthopedic surgeon for every 1,000 people. The report titled: "The burden... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group - WHO's Tobacco Treaty a Threat to Public HealthDocuments released last week by the World Health Organisation (WHO) ahead of th
Group - WHO's Tobacco Treaty a Threat to Public Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Documents released last week by the World Health Organisation (WHO) ahead of the November meeting in Delhi of its Framework Convention on Tobacco Control have shown that the organisation has been operating in secret to limit access to new... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
One in three adults 'will be obese within a decade'in any one year than older adults." Professor Hayes said Australia, like other
One in three adults 'will be obese within a decade'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
in any one year than older adults." Professor Hayes said Australia, like other developed countries, was failing to meet World Health Organisation targets.'Higher classes of obesity' Professor Stephen Simpson from Obesity Australia said despite... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Polio Immunisation - Bauchi Records 1,472 Cases of Rejection - WHOof non-compliance with polio immunisation have been recorded in Bauchi state ac
Polio Immunisation - Bauchi Records 1,472 Cases of Rejection - WHO
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of non-compliance with polio immunisation have been recorded in Bauchi state according to findings. State Consultant for World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Habu Dahiru, disclosed this at a one day workshop for women journalists on Polio... Read more
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EuroNews
"Aleppo is worse than a slaughterhouse" - Ban Ki-moonbombing since the beginning of the war,” said Carlos Francisco, the head of Med
"Aleppo is worse than a slaughterhouse" - Ban Ki-moon
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
bombing since the beginning of the war,” said Carlos Francisco, the head of Medecins Sans Frontieres in Syria. The World Health Organisation says it has reports that both hospitals were put out of service.Why is Aleppo being targeted? The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Why babies in Finland sleep in cardboard boxesFinland start with – and about 40 per cent breastfeed exclusively until their b
Why babies in Finland sleep in cardboard boxes
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Finland start with – and about 40 per cent breastfeed exclusively until their baby is six months old as recommended by the World Health Organisation (compared to six per cent in Ireland). And a new addition this year is a cuddly toy – a long-eared... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Urbanisation Has Negative Influence On Farming and Agric Development - FAOin low level of fruit and vegetable consumption, compared to the 400 grams per
Urbanisation Has Negative Influence On Farming and Agric Development - FAO
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in low level of fruit and vegetable consumption, compared to the 400 grams per day recommended by the United Nations World Health Organisation." She said using lesser land to intensively produce fruits and vegetables is one way to remedy the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospital as Russian-backed assault intensifieskilling six residents queuing up for bread under a siege that has trapped 250,0
Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospital as Russian-backed assault intensifies
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
killing six residents queuing up for bread under a siege that has trapped 250,000 people with food running out. The World Health Organisation said it had reports that both hospitals were now out of service. The week-old assault has already... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gardener's campaign against 'cancer-causing' weedkiller chemical used by housing association4,000 homes in West Oxfordshire, a quarter of which are in Witney, and has alre
Gardener's campaign against 'cancer-causing' weedkiller chemical used by housing association
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
4,000 homes in West Oxfordshire, a quarter of which are in Witney, and has already amassed more than 500 signatures. The World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer last year said glyphosate was "classified as probably... Read more
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RTE News
Aleppo 'worse than a slaughterhouse'killing six residents queuing up for bread under a siege that has trapped 250,0
Aleppo 'worse than a slaughterhouse'
RTE News / Posted yesterday
killing six residents queuing up for bread under a siege that has trapped 250,000 people with food running out. The World Health Organisation said it had reports that both hospitals were now out of service. The government of President... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
WHO asks India to control tobacco consumption for avoiding heart diseasesconditions such as heart disease and stroke which are among the most lethal kil
WHO asks India to control tobacco consumption for avoiding heart diseases
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
conditions such as heart disease and stroke which are among the most lethal killers in the WHO South-East Asia Region," World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for South-East Asia, Poonam Khetrapal Singh said on the eve of World Heart... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'More Nigerians Will Die of Cancer Than HIV, Malaria in Seven Years'products and heavy tax on alcohol. He said: "Cancer is one of the diseases wit
'More Nigerians Will Die of Cancer Than HIV, Malaria in Seven Years'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
products and heavy tax on alcohol. He said: "Cancer is one of the diseases with rising incidences. According to the World Health Organisation, we had over 800,000 cases of new cancers in Nigeria in 2008. We also know that in Nigeria, we have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WHO, Govt to Conduct Survey On DiseasesThe Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organisat
WHO, Govt to Conduct Survey On Diseases
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organisation and other stakeholders would soon conduct a nationwide survey on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDS). Director, Public Health Department of the ministry, Dr. Evelyn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Rabies Dayin collaboration with the Department of Agriculture (DAFF), National Institute
World Rabies Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture (DAFF), National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the private sector. It said the activities also teach people about the risk factors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Nigerians Will Die of Cancer, Stroke Than Malaria, HIV By 2023added that "cancer is one of the diseases that we have its incidences rising. F
More Nigerians Will Die of Cancer, Stroke Than Malaria, HIV By 2023
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
added that "cancer is one of the diseases that we have its incidences rising. For example, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), we have over 800,000 cases of new cancers that occurred in 2008 in Nigeria. "We also know... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gardener's campaign against 'cancer-causing' weedkiller checmical used by housing association4,000 homes in West Oxfordshire, a quarter of which are in Witney, and has alre
Gardener's campaign against 'cancer-causing' weedkiller checmical used by housing association
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
4,000 homes in West Oxfordshire, a quarter of which are in Witney, and has already amassed more than 500 signatures. The World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer last year said glyphosate was "classified as probably... Read more
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PhysOrg
Using EV tires to counter traffic noiseNorway Grants). Facts about noise and health: Road traffic accounts for about
Using EV tires to counter traffic noise
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Norway Grants). Facts about noise and health: Road traffic accounts for about 80% of noise nuisance in Norway. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has demonstrated that there is a clear link between heart and pulmonary diseases and noise... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gardener launches campaign against housing association's use of weedkiller chemical4,000 homes in West Oxfordshire, a quarter of which are in Witney, and has alre
Gardener launches campaign against housing association's use of weedkiller chemical
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
4,000 homes in West Oxfordshire, a quarter of which are in Witney, and has already amassed more than 500 signatures. The World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer last year said glyphosate was "classified as probably... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Mackay council fluoride removal 'misguided'an effective, efficient and safe measure to prevent tooth decay. More than 150
Mackay council fluoride removal 'misguided'
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
an effective, efficient and safe measure to prevent tooth decay. More than 150 major health organisations, including the World Health Organisation, support water fluoridation. A three-year University of Queensland study released last year showed... Read more
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News.com.au
Rescuers: People of Aleppo ‘fear massacre’solutions? the final word is for the battlefield.? Credit: YouTube/SANA Evacua
Rescuers: People of Aleppo ‘fear massacre’
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
solutions? the final word is for the battlefield.? Credit: YouTube/SANA Evacuate Aleppo urgently: WHO, Red Cross The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Red Cross have called for dozens of sick and wounded people in Aleppo to be evacuated... Read more
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New Kerala
Jharkhand doctors on three days strike - newkerala.com #124888by October 2 and it would be handed over to the Chief Minister on October 15."
Jharkhand doctors on three days strike - newkerala.com #124888
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
by October 2 and it would be handed over to the Chief Minister on October 15." said Vimlesh Kumar. According to the World Health Organisation norms Jharkhand should have 7,500 doctors, but there are only 1,100. Jharkhand Health Minister... Read more
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iol.co.za
World Bank boss secures another termsucceed Robert Zoellick. Kim was previously president of Dartmouth College and
World Bank boss secures another term
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
succeed Robert Zoellick. Kim was previously president of Dartmouth College and head of the HIV and Aids department at the World Health Organisation. Under Kim, who was born in Seoul and grew up in Iowa before earning a PhD in anthropology from... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘More than 90% of the world breathing bad air’GENEVA: Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the Worl
‘More than 90% of the world breathing bad air’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
GENEVA: Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lack of Incubators - Tragedy of Nigeria's Premature Babiesonly a few health institutions, public and private, have functional incubators.
Lack of Incubators - Tragedy of Nigeria's Premature Babies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
only a few health institutions, public and private, have functional incubators. Most lack the equipment. According to the World Health organisation, WHO, an estimated 15 million babies are born too early every year out of which about one million... Read more
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Christian Today
Syrian Government Launches Aleppo Ground Attackcoping with hundreds of wounded each day who are being treated on the floors of
Syrian Government Launches Aleppo Ground Attack
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
coping with hundreds of wounded each day who are being treated on the floors of hospitals that are bereft of supplies. The World Health Organisation called for the "immediate establishment of humanitarian routes to evacuate sick and wounded" from... Read more
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