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One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new UN health agency report
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Sunday, 08 September 2019
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Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General lamented on Monday, highlighting key findings of the agency’s latest report on global suicide estimates.

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