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10.04.00 – ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

WHO / EBOLA WRAP

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan told reporters in Geneva that “Member States in WHO have reaffirmed their belief in the Organization. The atmosphere was positive, and they have given us an action oriented agenda." WHO

26 Jan 2015 | Read More »

MALI / EBOLA FREE

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, visited Mali as the country surpasses the 42 day mark since the last case of the deadly disease was reported in the country. UNMEER

21 Jan 2015 | Read More »

WHO / NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES

A new World Health Organization (WHO) report says urgent government action is needed to meet global targets to reduce the burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and prevent the annual toll of 16 million people dying prematurely—before the age of 70 – from heart and lung diseases, stroke, cancer and diabetes. WHO

19 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UNMEER / EBOLA TREATMENT UNIT

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, visited on Friday an Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) outside the Sierra Leone capital, where a response surge is being launched. UNMEER

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA BANBURY

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, travelled to Freetown where he conducted a series of meetings, including with President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone. UNMEER.

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA

The head of UNMEER told Security Council the Secretary-General has instructed the Mission to immediately establish a presence in Mali "to support the national efforts to stop the decease where it is now before it spreads further in Mali." UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD TOILET DAY

In an effort to break the silence on open defecation, the UN is highlighting the issue on World Toilet Day on November 19th. The UN says defecating in the open can cause serious health concerns and expose women to sexual violence. UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / WATER AND SANITATION

A new World Health Organization's report says global efforts to provide improved water and sanitation for all are gaining momentum, but serious gaps in funding continue to hamper progress. WHO noted that 2.5 billion men, women and children around the world lack access to basic sanitation services. WHO / FILE

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

INDIA / WORLD TOILET DAY ADVANCER

More than half of India's population does not use toilets, creating a sanitation problem throughout the country. Now a campaign encourages people to build, and use, toilets, and already health is improving. WORLD BANK

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA BANBURY

The Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury said the number one priority is to stop Ebola as fast as possible, adding in "I'm deeply concerned that the true numbers of people affected by the virus, dying of it, are higher than the numbers being reported." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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