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Largest yellow fever vaccination campaign in Nigeria’s history under way – UN health agency
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Largest yellow fever vaccination campaign in Nigeria’s history under way – UN health agency
The Nigerian Government launched a mass vaccination campaign in alliance with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday, aiming to immunize more than 25 million people before the end of this year.Read Full Article ...
 
Progress against hunger, poverty hinges on empowering indigenous women – UN agriculture chief
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Sunday, 14 January 2018
Progress against hunger, poverty hinges on empowering indigenous women – UN agriculture chief
Empowering indigenous women – who have higher malnutrition rates than any other social group and typically earn far less than men – is key to successfully figh...
 
Bangladesh: UN agencies working to vaccinate half a million children against diphtheria
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Saturday, 13 January 2018
Bangladesh: UN agencies working to vaccinate half a million children against diphtheria
As part of an intensified response to the current diphtheria outbreak, United Nations agencies are working to vaccinate more than 475,000 children in Rohingya ...
 
South Africa responding to largest-ever Listeria outbreak – UN health agency
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Thursday, 11 January 2018
South Africa responding to largest-ever Listeria outbreak – UN health agency
What is believed to be the largest-ever outbreak of the bacterial disease Listeriosis – or Listeria – has left more than 60 people dead across South Africa, wi...
 
Millions of children across Somalia vaccinated against measles in UN-backed campaign
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Sunday, 07 January 2018
Millions of children across Somalia vaccinated against measles in UN-backed campaign
One million children aged six months to 10 years in Puntland and 4.2 million across Somalia were reached during a five-day measles campaign that wrapped up on ...
 
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