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UN releases $9.1 million to fill 'critical healthcare gaps' in Yemen
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
UN releases $9.1 million to fill 'critical healthcare gaps' in Yemen
With only 50 per cent of medical facilities fully functional in Yemen, the United Nations health agency is striving to fill a “critical” healthcare shortage and will use a $9.1 million emergency response grant to assist 630,000 vulnerable people in districts around Sana'a and al-Hudayda.Read Full Article ...
 
World Cancer Day: UN agency chief urges greater access to diagnosis, prevention and treatment servic
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Thursday, 01 February 2018
World Cancer Day: UN agency chief urges greater access to diagnosis, prevention and treatment servic
Millions of people suffering from cancer in developing countries still lack access to effective prevention, screening, early diagnosis and treatment, the head ...
 
South-East Asia region aims to close immunity gap, wipe out measles by 2020 – UN health agency
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
South-East Asia region aims to close immunity gap, wipe out measles by 2020 – UN health agency
The so-called ‘big six’ countries in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) South-East Asia region are meeting today in New Delhi on an accelerated strategy to ...
 
Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds
Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, und...
 
UN health agency finds high levels of antibiotic resistance to world’s most common infections
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Sunday, 28 January 2018
UN health agency finds high levels of antibiotic resistance to world’s most common infections
Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the Wor...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.