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WHO honours Bahrain Prime Minister

The World Health Organization has recognized Bahrain Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa with a WHO Director-General’s health Leaders...
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Experts alarmed at rise in non-communicable diseases in Ghana

Some health experts have expressed great alarm here on the rate of increase in Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) among Ghanaians. Joana Ansong, health...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Loss of life in Libya’s Tripoli conflict rises to 147

A total of 147 people have been killed and 614 others wounded in the fighting between the UN-backed Libyan government and the east-based army...
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President of Cabo Verde declares support towards WHO’s initiatives to transform health in Africa.

The President of the Republic of Cabo Verde,Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, has demonstrated his support for the World Health Organization's (WHO) initiatives to...
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WHO Seeks International Assistance as DR Congo’s Ebola Cases Hits 1000

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday called for urgent global support to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the...
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WHO demands strong international power on human genome editing?

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for a strong international governance framework on developing global standards for governance and oversight of human...
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Universal Health Coverage and Health Emergencies Part of WHO’s Reforms

The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled on Wednesday the most wide-ranging reforms in its history, vowing to help billions of people worldwide benefiting from...
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According to WHO huge health bills has rendered 100 million people extremely poor

About 100 million people worldwide are pushed into extreme poverty each year by health spending, despite government coverage of an average of 51 percent,...

WHO, ECA brainstorm over women’s health issues in Ethiopia

The Economic Commission for Africa and the World Health Organization on Friday hosted a meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss women’s health issues in...
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WHO and ITU Introduce New Globally Accepted Hearing-audio Safe Devices

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) issued on Tuesday a new international standard for the manufacture and use of...
Lassa Fever

WHO supports five countries to combat Lassa Fever Outbreaks

The World Health Organization (WHO) support five countries in Western Africa to fight Lassa Fever outbreaks. With five countries in Western Africa reporting outbreaks of...
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Kenya seeks partnership to achieve WHO blood supply levels

Kenya plans to partner with the private sector in order to achieve World Health Organization (WHO) optimal blood supply levels, officials said on Thursday....
HIV-and-AIDS

UN Agencies Charge Countries to Step Up Fight Against New HIV Infections

UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa on Wednesday to do more to stop new HIV infections...
polio

WHO: Pakistan to kick out Polio by the close of 2019

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says polio is likely to be eliminated from Pakistan by the end of...

WHO urges Kenya to increase funding for fight against neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged Kenya to increase budgetary allocation towards programs aimed at eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the...

MIT Scientist Uncovers Link Between Glyphosate, GMOs And The Autism Epidemic

Autism is one of humanity’s most mysterious afflictions. The disorder, which can hinder communication, empathy and other social skills on a spectrum ranging from...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...
cholera

UN scales up cholera prevention in South Sudan

South Sudan and UN health partners have scaled up cholera prevention campaigns as the number of deaths from the water-borne diseases has risen in...
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French Ambassador Presents Findings on Placental Malaria Research

Mr Francois Pujolas, France Ambassador to Ghana has unveiled research findings on placental malaria, dubbed: “Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: Evaluating the...
non-communicable disease

Resource mobilisation for Non-Communicable Disease Control Yields Results

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), has revealed that investing in non-communicable disease control generates major financial and health gains. According to...
Ebola vaccine

DR Congo takes delivery of first experimental Ebola Vaccine

The first batch of experimental vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) against Ebola hemorrhagic fever arrived Wednesday in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic...
Ebola

Why DR Congo Has Become more Susceptible to Ebola

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Doctor Tedros Adhanom said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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WHO Sounds Alarm Over DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that stopping the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) will be...
cholera

WHO: Cholera vaccine boost to save Africa’s 2 million people

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that the largest cholera vaccine campaign in history has been launched in Africa to help more than...
air-pollution

WHO says almost the whole world breaths in dirty air

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm at increasing air pollution and the high number of people breathing air that is of poor...
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Vehicle emissions major air pollutant in urban areas of Rwanda

Vehicle emissions are the leading cause of air pollution in Rwanda's capital city Kigali and other urban areas, said a study commissioned by Rwanda...
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UN seeks to enhance health promotion strategies for South Sudan

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday it is supporting South Sudan's health ministry to strengthen comprehensive health promotion implementation to improve the health...
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Ghanaians build wheel with bamboo

Ghana’s push towards the promotion of commercial production of bamboo has been given added impetus as two young engineers successfully build a wheelchair from...
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Ghana host 3rd Biennial Scientific Conference

Ghana would from Monday November 27 to Tuesday November 28, host the 3rd Biennial Scientific Conference on Medical Products Regulation in Africa that would...
NRSC

Parents Identified As Agents To Accident

Mrs May Obiri Yeboah, the Executive Director of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), has urged parents to be in charge of their children's...