World Health Organisation articles over last 30 days

- articles last 30 days - articles per day
Mentioned in this news Places Companies People
2015/08/03 14:56
2015/08/03 14:56
4h
KUALA LUMPUR: The water quality for competitors at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be on the agenda when the International Olympic Committee travels to Brazil for talks this week, IOC President...
2015/08/03 14:56
2015/08/03 14:56
Latest videos
2015/08/03 13:39
2015/08/03 13:39
5h
The various challenges are designed to resemble daily tasks as closely as possible. Credit: ETH Zurich / Alessandro Della Bella Slicing bread in the morning, pouring a cup of coffee and sitting down...
2015/08/03 13:32
2015/08/03 13:32
5h
A complete disregard for the no-smoking notices and rules on Metrorail trains and at stations by many commuters poses a daily health hazard to thousands of their fellow travelers. And Metrorail...
2015/08/03 12:34
2015/08/03 12:34
6h
The medical profession has taken a lead role in many respects on climate change and environmental issues but there is still scope for more to be done. In the following piece, Dr Sujata Allan, argues...
2015/08/03 12:30
2015/08/03 12:30
6h
Stella Nansubuga, 60, a resident of Kintintale in Kampala had been experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain andnighttime coughing. When she went to the nearby clinic for a checkup, she was...
2015/08/03 12:30
2015/08/03 12:30
6h
Uganda is one of the countries globally that is committed to achieving the Millennium Development goals. Goal five on improving maternal health, meeting women's contraceptive needs has played an...
2015/08/03 12:30
2015/08/03 12:30
6h
By Amie Sanneh and Mamadou Dem The World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative in the Gambia, Dr. Charles Segun Moses, has said that immunization prevents between 2 and 3 million deaths every...
2015/08/03 12:24
2015/08/03 12:24
7h
The World Health Organisation has said that the experimental Ebola vaccine is 100-percent effective so far. The vaccine has been propelled through a process that normally takes a decade in just 12...
2015/08/03 11:30
2015/08/03 11:30
7h
Scientists in Europe have discovered a new compound that could treat malaria and protect people from the disease in a single dose. The compound, referred to as DDD107498, was developed at Dundee...
2015/08/03 11:29
2015/08/03 11:29
7h
The first vaccine to protect African children against malaria could be available in 2017 in the best case scenario. Although the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European...
2015/08/03 11:09
2015/08/03 11:09
8h
This contrasts with the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) or molecular test for Ebola, which tests for the disease at a DNA level and requires laboratory conditions. Cardiff-based BBI, which has had a...
2015/08/03 10:31
2015/08/03 10:31
8h
Global partners in the HIV/Aids Diagnostics Access Initiative have announced a 35 per cent reduction in the price for early infant diagnostic technologies. The new access price is now $9.40 per test....
2015/08/03 09:30
2015/08/03 09:30
9h
Results from a phase-III trial of the vaccine candidate VSV-EBOV has shown the vaccine is highly effective against Ebola, the World Health Organisation has said. It said results from a preliminary...
2015/08/03 09:29
2015/08/03 09:29
9h
The World Health Organisation has awarded N375,000 scholarship to 26 students in Bauchi and Cross River states, totaling N9.75 million, to get a university diploma in nursing education in the first...
2015/08/03 08:29
2015/08/03 08:29
10h
Nearly six million children in 32 counties will be vaccinated against polio despite the Catholic Church asking parents to boycott the exercise over the safety of the vaccine. The counties were...
2015/08/03 07:26
2015/08/03 07:26
12h
Australian Breastfeeding Association launches Friendly Workplace Program The Australian Breastfeeding Association has launched a Friendly Workplace Program in a bid to increase national breastfeeding...
2015/08/03 07:15
2015/08/03 07:15
12h
The worst moment in Marie Biyela-Manungu’s life came when she was waiting for a bus in Kinshasa and they refused to let her get on because she was crippled by polio. Biyela-Manungu, now 54,...
2015/08/03 06:29
2015/08/03 06:29
12h
The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) said on Sunday that it had strengthened the capacity of over 260 laboratories across the country since 2014 through the provision of apparatus and staff...
2015/08/03 06:29
2015/08/03 06:29
12h
An international quartet of public health organisations says vaccine manufacturers must step up production of vaccine containing meningitis C by at least 5 million doses before January. The...
2015/08/03 06:08
2015/08/03 06:08
13h
The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says Transport Malta figures show that the number of bus passengers last year exceeded 40 million for...
2015/08/03 14:56
2015/08/03 14:56
Latest from Twitter