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10.02.00 – COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SERVICES

WHO / SUGAR INTAKE

The World Health Organization issued a new guidance recommending adults and children to reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. WHO

4 Mar 2015 | Read More »

WHO / TOBACCO CONTROL

At a meeting in Geneva to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said “as the battle to control tobacco moves into the courts, industry is using trade and investment agreements to legally challenge government actions.” WHO

27 Feb 2015 | Read More »

WHO / SMART SYRINGES

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a new policy on injection safety to help tackle the pervasive issue of unsafe injections, after a study sponsored by WHO, estimated that in 2010, up to 1.7 million people were infected with hepatitis B virus, up to 315 000 with hepatitis C virus and as many as 33 800 [...]

23 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN/ EBOLA AYLWARD NABARRO

UN top officials who lead the response against Ebola briefed Member States and the media on the need to maintain the robust response to get the number of cases to zero; stressing "one of the biggest risks we face right now is that new financing for this response is falling faster than the new cases. [...]

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / ABERDEEN EBOLA OUTBREAK

Right next to beautiful Lumley Beach and a stone throw from the luxury hotels in the area, lies the Tambakula fishing village in the community of Aberdeen, site of one of the latest Ebola outbreaks in the Western Area of Sierra Leone. UNMEER

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

WHO / NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES

The World Health Organization (WHO) urges affected countries to scale up their investment in tackling 17 neglected tropical diseases in order to improve the health and well-being of more than 1.5 billion people. WHO

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA WRAP

The UN Special Envoy on Ebola David Nabarro said there are now ten times fewer people diagnosed with Ebola each week than there were in September last year. However, he stressed that preventing the final 10 percent of infections is the hardest part of the response. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / HELEN CLARK WRAP

Wrapping her visit to Liberia, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator met on Monday (16 Feb) with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and discussed the current stage of the Ebola response. UNMEER

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CLARK AHMED WRAP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark, began a tour through the Ebola Affected countries on Thursday (Feb 12) in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. At the same time, he United Nations top Ebola official in West Africa, visited the town of  Forecariah, in Guinea, that has recently registered a spike in cases of [...]

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CHILDREN

UNICEF opened a temporary centre for the monitoring of children with one or both parents infected with the Ebola virus in Gueckedou, in the forest region of Guinea. UNICEF

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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