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10.02.00 – COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SERVICES

WHO / WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

Ahead of the World Hepatitis Day marked on 28 July, the World Health Organization (WHO) highlighted the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure that people who have been infected are diagnosed and offered treatment. WHO

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALARIA VACCINE

World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that a major milestone for malaria vaccine development has been achieved. UNTV CH

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HIV REPORT

The goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule, according to a new United Nations report. UNTV CH

14 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALARIA GLOBAL EFFORTS

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership released new strategies to guide efforts towards malaria elimination by 2030. In an interview in Geneva, its Executive Director Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traore said “we recommit and we are ensuring that Malaria is defeated, because we know it is possible, it is doable”. UNTV CH / FILE

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN/ EBOLA NABARRO PRESSER

The UN Special Envoy on Ebola David Nabarro Thursday told reporters in New York "Liberian cases are a reminder of the absolutely importance of remaining vigilant until the very end of the outbreak ". UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / LIBERIA EBOLA UPDATE

The UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response says the return of the disease in Liberia underscores the need for rigorous testing, a UN spokesperson said Thursday. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

2 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHOLERA

South Sudanese Ministry of Health together with World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report Tuesday (23 Jun) that said a number of people infected by cholera in Juba have risen to more than 200. UNMISS

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / CHOLERA OUTBREAK RESPONSE

The town of Nyanza Lac in southern Burundi, which borders with Tanzania, is a region where cholera is endemic, with outbreaks occurring here every year or two. But this year, cholera raged across the border in Tanzania among Burundian refugees who had fled to the neighboring country due to rising insecurity and political violence in [...]

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

WHO / MERS

The World Health Organization  said  today the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome  (MERS) in the Republic of Korea did not meet the  conditions for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. However, it said  there are still many gaps in knowledge of the transmission of the virus between people, and that the outbreak was [...]

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / CHILDREN HEALTH CARE

Nearly three months into the conflict, Yemen faces a humanitarian catastrophe with 21 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. UNICEF projects that with the fast deteriorating basic social services, 2.5 million children at risk of suffering from diarrhoea, 1.3 million from pneumonia and nearly 280,000 from severe and acute malnutrition over the next 12 [...]

16 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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