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10.03.02 – DISEASES AND CARRIERS OF DISEASES

SIERRA LEONE / HOSPITAL EBOLA OUTBREAK

World Health Organization (WHO) workers helping authorities fight  Ebola in theSierra Leonecity ofKenemawarned that the virus could spread further unless more resources are allocated to fight the deadly virus. WHO

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / MIDDLE EAST POLIO

The United Nations needs "regular access" to vaccinate 765,000 Syrian children living in hard to reach places against polio in a bid to stop the disease spreading further in the country, according to a report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund.  UNTV CH

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UNAIDS GAP REPORT

A new report released by the United Nations today said the spread of the HIV/AIDS could be halted by 2030 if prevention and treatment measures are stepped up. The "Gap Report" also said more than half of HIV positive people in the world – some 19 million do not know their HIV status.  UNAIDS

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

WHO / GUINEA EBOLA

The World Health Organization (WHO) has activated a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Centre in Conakry, Guinea in response to growing number of Ebola infections in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WHO

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / BAN SANITATION LAUNCH

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for intensified efforts to ensure access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation in Haiti, as he launched a new United Nations-supported initiative and met with families affected by cholera. MINUSTAH

14 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA UPDATE

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the deadly Ebola virus has killed at least 539 people since the outbreak began in February, adding in that new cases are being reported in in Sierra Leone and Liberia, with 19 deaths over three days this week.  CH UNTV

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

WHO / HIV RISK REPORT

Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns the World Health Organization. WHO

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / WEST AFRICA DJINNIT

While countries in West Africa are trying to promote development and consolidate democracy, they continue to face daunting challenges such as transnational organized crime and growing terrorist activities, the top United Nations official in the region told the Security Council , while also warning of the increasing threat the Boko Haram crisis poses to Nigeria. UNIFEED [...]

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA UPDATE

Fifty new cases and 25 deaths contributed to Ebola virus disease were reported by three countries in West Africa – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. CH UNTV

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

WHO / TB FRAMEWORK

The World Health Organization(WHO), together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease by 2050. Today there are 33 countries and territories where there are fewer than 100 TB cases per million population. WHO

3 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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