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‘Window of opportunity’ closing on non-communicable diseases, warns UN health agency
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Sunday, 17 September 2017
‘Window of opportunity’ closing on non-communicable diseases, warns UN health agency
Millions around the globe are dying prematurely from diseases such as cancer or heart disease, the United Nations health agency warned, urging governments to step up efforts to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).Read Full Article ...
 
Global hunger rising again, driven by conflict and climate change – UN report
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Thursday, 14 September 2017
Global hunger rising again, driven by conflict and climate change – UN report
The number of people hungry around the world is up for the first time in more than a decade, says a new United Nations report issued today, pointing to violent...
 
In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas
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Monday, 04 September 2017
In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas
More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today sa...
 
In conflict-affected Nigeria, UN agency teams with health workers to help the displaced
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Tuesday, 29 August 2017
In conflict-affected Nigeria, UN agency teams with health workers to help the displaced
Skilled health personnel are desperately needed in north-eastern Nigeria, the United Nations population agency today said, after training hundreds of health pr...
 
Cholera spread slows in Yemen; locals pitch in to help curb outbreak – UN agency
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Sunday, 27 August 2017
Cholera spread slows in Yemen; locals pitch in to help curb outbreak – UN agency
The weekly number of reported new cholera cases in Yemen has declined by one third since late June, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today said, ...
 
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