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UN health agency team in China to strengthen partnership on coronavirus response
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Sunday, 26 January 2020
UN health agency team in China to strengthen partnership on coronavirus response
The head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) is in China to discuss the novel coronavirus outbreak with senior Government officials. Read Full Article ...
 
End discrimination against women and children affected by leprosy
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Saturday, 25 January 2020
End discrimination against women and children affected by leprosy
 Governments must put an end to the informal segregation and institutionalized neglect of hundreds of thousands of women and children affected by leprosy, an i...
 
UN heath agency: Time is now to 'act as one' in fighting infectious coronavirus
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Friday, 24 January 2020
UN heath agency: Time is now to 'act as one' in fighting infectious coronavirus
Following confirmed cases of the Novel coronavirus in Europe, the United Nations health agency released a statement on the  need for the international communit...
 
Haiti cholera outbreak ‘stopped in its tracks’
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Thursday, 23 January 2020
Haiti cholera outbreak ‘stopped in its tracks’
After a nine-year long cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed close to 10,000 people, this week the country reached the milestone of an entire year free from an...
 
Coronavirus: ‘An emergency in China, but not yet a global health emergency’
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Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Coronavirus: ‘An emergency in China, but not yet a global health emergency’
The head of the UN health agency, WHO (World Health Organization), declared on Thursday that the respiratory disease Novel Coronavirus, is not yet an official ...
 
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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.