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7 000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

7 000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

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Governments commit to reduce suffering and deaths from noncommunicable diseases

Governments commit to reduce suffering and deaths from noncommunicable diseases

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Suspected cases from Seychelles test negative for plague

Suspected cases from Seychelles test negative for plague

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Dr Mahmoud Fikri

World Health Organization announces with great sadness the death of Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

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WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria

WHO supports the immunization of 874,000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria

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Attack on vaccines sets back immunization efforts in eastern Syrian Arab Republic

The World Health Organization has received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that has destroyed the only vaccines cold room in al-Mayadeen district, Deir Ezzor Governorate.

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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros appoints Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro as WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros appoints Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro as WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer

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Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

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WHO to establish high-level commission on noncommunicable diseases

WHO Director-General announced today the establishment of a new High-level global Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).

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WHO provides 1.2 million antibiotics to fight plague in Madagascar

WHO provides 1.2 million antibiotics to fight plague in Madagascar

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Partners commit to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030

An ambitious new strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90% by 2030 will be launched tomorrow by the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC), a diverse network of more than 50 UN and international agencies, academic institutions, and NGOs that supports countries affected by the disease.

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