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Ekklesia
Access to affordable medicines being blocked, says Oxfamhave also blocked attempts by developing countries to have a meaningful discuss
Ekklesia / Posted 2 hours ago
have also blocked attempts by developing countries to have a meaningful discussion of the report’s recommendations at the World Health Organisation. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam, and a member of the High-Level Panel on Access to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
C-section vs natural birth: Why are expectant moms increasingly coming under the scalpel?medical reasons. At the population level, c-section rates higher than 10% do no
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
medical reasons. At the population level, c-section rates higher than 10% do not lower mother and newborn deaths,” said the World Health Organisation (WHO) on c-section in 2015, after a systematic review of scientific literature. Globally, 18.6% of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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The North West Star
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
The North West Star / Posted 5 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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The Courier
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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The Young Witness
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
The Young Witness / Posted 6 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Western Advocate
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Manning River Times
Is fat-free or sugar-free better?disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Manning River Times / Posted 6 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, U.N. eyes $200 million for refugeesa public health disaster unless help is increased massively. “We need to scale
Reuters / Posted 9 hours ago
a public health disaster unless help is increased massively. “We need to scale up quickly,” said Dr N. Paranietharan, the World Health Organisation representative in Bangladesh. “If we don’t drastically improve water and sanitation we will face... Read more
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WA Today
Ask an Expert: Fat-free or sugar-free? The verdictdisease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Gulf News
23 children shot each day in US in 2015can rattle off number after number to illustrate the country’s crisis, but few
Gulf News / Posted 12 hours ago
can rattle off number after number to illustrate the country’s crisis, but few are more jarring than a study of 2010 World Health Organisation data published in the American Journal of Medicine last year: Among high-income nations, 91 per... Read more
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EuroNews
Measles: a deadly killer that EU countries have failed to eliminateand Control of Transmissible Disease in Romania (CNSCBT) reported 129 measles c
EuroNews / Posted 13 hours ago
and Control of Transmissible Disease in Romania (CNSCBT) reported 129 measles cases last week. According to the World Health Organisation, measles remains one of the leading causes of death among young children globally. Approximately... Read more
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EuroNews
‘Not vaccinating your own baby leads to the death of another’To provide sufficient protection to prevent outbreaks gaining hold, 95% of infa
EuroNews / Posted 15 hours ago
To provide sufficient protection to prevent outbreaks gaining hold, 95% of infants should participate, according to the World Health organisation. In Romania in 2016, 86 percent of children in the target age group were immunized for the first... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while UN eyes $200 million for refugeesa public health disaster unless help is increased massively. "We need to scale
Bdnews24.com / Posted 15 hours ago
a public health disaster unless help is increased massively. "We need to scale up quickly," said Dr N Paranietharan, the World Health Organisation representative in Bangladesh. "If we don't drastically improve water and sanitation we will face... Read more
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dna
New guideline for severely malnourished childrenthe first time the ministry will come with a set of guidelines to manage severe
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
the first time the ministry will come with a set of guidelines to manage severe acute malnutrition,” he said. As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), severe acute malnutrition is defined by a very low weight for height ratio, which lies below... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes $200 million for refugeesa public health disaster unless help is increased massively. “We need to scale
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
a public health disaster unless help is increased massively. “We need to scale up quickly,” said Dr N. Paranietharan, the World Health Organisation representative in Bangladesh. “If we don’t drastically improve water and sanitation we will face... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
1 in 12 early deaths can be prevented if people exercise 30 minutes a daycan be unaffordable for the world’s poorest people. Yet walking is free and bri
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
can be unaffordable for the world’s poorest people. Yet walking is free and brings substantial health gains. The World Health Organisation recommends that adults aged 18 to 64 do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ask an Expert: Fat-free or sugar-free? The verdictdisease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts React to Nigeria's High Maternal Mortality Ratewith the second highest maternal death rate in the world. The News Agency of N
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
with the second highest maternal death rate in the world. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a joint report by the World Health Organisation, WHO, United Nation Population Fund, UNFPA, and the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, published... Read more
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Eye Witness News
30 minutes daily exercise could prevent 1 in 12 early deaths - studycan be unaffordable for the world’s poorest people. Yet walking is free and bri
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
can be unaffordable for the world’s poorest people. Yet walking is free and brings substantial health gains. The World Health Organisation recommends that adults aged 18 to 64 do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Can trying to meet specific exercise goals put us off being active altogether?the SMART principle. This means they should be specific, measurable, achievable
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
the SMART principle. This means they should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound. Even the World Health Organisation guidelines include specific targets for physical activity, such as participating in at least 150... Read more
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The Age
Ask an Expert: Fat-free or sugar-free? The verdictdisease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
The Age / Posted yesterday
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ask an Expert: Fat-free or sugar-free? The verdictdisease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
disease rates. The campaign SugarByHalf aims to reduce the average intake of added sugars by Australians by a half. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that the ideal amount of sugar intake is no more than 6 teaspoons a day, so... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Children with common ear infections should not get antibiotics, watchdog saysbefore they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
before they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six and 15 months. Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the world is running out of antibiotics. It said growing bug resistance to the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Children with common ear infections should not get antibiotics, watchdog saysbefore they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six a
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
before they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six and 15 months. Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the world is running out of antibiotics. It said growing bug resistance to the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Children with common ear infections should not get antibiotics, watchdog saysbefore they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six a
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
before they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six and 15 months. Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the world is running out of antibiotics. It said growing bug resistance to the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Children with common ear infections should not get antibiotics, watchdog saysbefore they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six a
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
before they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six and 15 months. Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the world is running out of antibiotics. It said growing bug resistance to the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Children with common ear infections should not get antibiotics, watchdog saysbefore they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six a
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
before they reach 10. The infections are most common between the ages of six and 15 months. Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the world is running out of antibiotics. It said growing bug resistance to the... Read more
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asianage
One critical illness could trouble your child’s education. Here’s how you can make sure it doesn’thave to go towards hospitals, tests and medication. Studies show that critical
asianage / Posted yesterday
have to go towards hospitals, tests and medication. Studies show that critical illnesses are on a rise in India. A World Health Organisation (WHO) report stated that heart disease was the biggest killer in India, accounting for over 12 lakh... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Why setting exercise goals is detrimental to your fitnessthe SMART principle. This means they should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
the SMART principle. This means they should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Even the World Health Organisation guidelines include specific targets for physical activity, such as participating in at least 150... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Avoid Alzheimer’s with active lifestyle, say doctorscommon old age disease affects around four million people in India as per the l
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
common old age disease affects around four million people in India as per the latest dementia fact sheet released by the World Health Organisation. In spite of affecting a large population, no specific cure has been found for Alzheimer’s disease... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
House-cleaning, walking to work, staves off deathcame from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
came from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as part of daily transport or housework. The World Health Organisation recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spanish Medical Team On Mass Treatment At Brikama Health Centrecontaining 505 boxes and one device for breaking. Palacio further stated that
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
containing 505 boxes and one device for breaking. Palacio further stated that they work in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to investigate local diseases in The Gambia. She said the Spanish medical team was backed by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rift Valley Fever could be 'next Zika' as insects 'carry disease to Europe'the future, this work may aid the development of much needed drugs and vaccines
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
the future, this work may aid the development of much needed drugs and vaccines against RVFV. Earlier this year the World Health Organisation ranked RVFV among the ten most dangerous pathogens most likely to cause wide epidemics in the near... Read more
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Manning River Times
Thesis from Hicks’ former partner `OK’the verdict. Dr Brooks was supervised at Wollongong by Brian Martin, who gaine
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
the verdict. Dr Brooks was supervised at Wollongong by Brian Martin, who gained notoriety after overseeing another thesis which claimed the World Health Organisation was colluding with pharmaceutical companies to spruik vaccines. - Illawarra Merc... Read more
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Newswise
Study Suggests You Can ‘Pick Up’ a Good or Bad Mood From Your Friendsaffected by the mood of their friends would be beneficial in informing interven
Newswise / Posted yesterday
affected by the mood of their friends would be beneficial in informing interventions tackling adolescent depression.” The World Health Organisation has estimated that depression affects 350 million people across the world, impacting on... Read more
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asianage
WHO warns Alzheimer's disease is most common cause of dementiaThe World Health Organisation (WHO) reported Alzheimer's diseases is the leadin
asianage / Posted yesterday
The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported Alzheimer's diseases is the leading cause of dementia, which is a major cause of disability among older people. The syndrome makes it difficult to perform everyday activities, thinking ability, memory... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
World Alzheimer's Day: Most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer's, WHO warnsWorld Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21. The World Health Organisati
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported Alzheimer's diseases is the leading cause of dementia, which is a major cause of disability among older people. The syndrome makes it difficult to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The World Is Running Out of Effective Antibiotics - WHOConcerns about growing global antibiotic resistance have plunged into new depth
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Concerns about growing global antibiotic resistance have plunged into new depths as the World Health Organisation, WHO, is now warning that the world is running out of antibiotics. There is not enough new antibiotics being developed, especially for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scare As Elephants, Locals Compete for Water SourceVillage in Kiko Town Council, Kabarole District. But he treks more than 3kms in
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Village in Kiko Town Council, Kabarole District. But he treks more than 3kms in search of safe water. Even when the World Health Organisation stresses the right to safe water for both domestic use and recreational purposes, this is not the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australiaa statement they were collecting the faeces of possums to find out if they cont
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
a statement they were collecting the faeces of possums to find out if they contained the bacterium that causes the ulcer. World Health Organisation data showed 2,037 new cases reported from 13 nations in 2015, with the majority in West and Central... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Running Out of Antibiotics, Says WHOA report by the World Health Organisation has confirmed serious lack of new ant
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A report by the World Health Organisation has confirmed serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. The report "Antibacterial agents in clinical development - an analysis of the... Read more
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Perth Now
Flesh-eating ulcer in leprosy, TB familyulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
ulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed as a Category I. * Treatment involves a combination of antibiotics given for 8 weeks, depending on the patient. (Source: Health Victoria, World Health Organ... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Flesh-eating ulcer in leprosy, TB familyulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
ulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed as a Category I. * Treatment involves a combination of antibiotics given for 8 weeks, depending on the patient. (Source: Health Victoria, World Health Organ... Read more
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Herald Sun
Flesh-eating ulcer in leprosy, TB familyulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
ulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed as a Category I. * Treatment involves a combination of antibiotics given for 8 weeks, depending on the patient. (Source: Health Victoria, World Health Organ... Read more
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Weekly Times
Flesh-eating ulcer in leprosy, TB familyulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
ulcer. * In Australia and Japan, most lesions are detected early and diagnosed as a Category I. * Treatment involves a combination of antibiotics given for 8 weeks, depending on the patient. (Source: Health Victoria, World Health Organ... Read more
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