VN becomes STAG TB member

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VGP – Viet Nam was elected for the first time as a member of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Tuberculosis (STAG-TB) under the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Disease crisis looms over IS-held Falluja: WHO

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The World Health Organization says the people trapped and unable to escape from war-torn Falluja during the fighting are at great risk of disease from poor sanitation and lack of resources.

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WHO to weigh Rio Olympics impact on Zika spread

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WHO to weigh Rio Olympics impact on Zika spread

The head of the World Health Organization has asked a panel of experts to consider whether the Rio Summer Olympics should be held as scheduled due to concerns it could spread the Zika virus.

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WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

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WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

People returning from areas where the Zika virus is found should follow safe sex practices or abstain from sex for at least eight weeks rather than just four, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

LONDON, May 28 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.

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6-year-old boy drowns in central Vietnam river

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6-year-old boy drowns in central Vietnam river

A six-year-old boy drowned in a river in the central province of Nghe An on Monday when taking a bath with a friend.

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

The spiralling crisis surrounding the Zika virus is the result of decades of policy failures on mosquito control and poor access to family planning services, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warned Thursday.

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

Medical experts of World Health Organization (WHO) said at a meeting yesterday held by the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Ho Chi Minh City and representative office of HCMC GlaxoSmithKline that the rate of Vietnamese kids in the age of 12 and 13 suffering bronchial asthma is highest in Asian region with 30 percent and it is on upward trend.

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4 teen girls drown in central Vietnam

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4 teen girls drown in central Vietnam

Four students from the central province of Khanh Hoa drowned when swimming in an area known for deadly rip currents on Wednesday.

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Financial problems bar fund named after Vietnam’s swimming talent from being set up

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Financial problems bar fund named after Vietnam’s swimming talent from being set up

Money issues have delayed the foundation of a fund intended to honor a talented Vietnamese swimmer and teach more kids to swim in a country where drowning deaths are among Asia's highest.

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Tragedy as nine student drown in central Vietnam river

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Tragedy as nine student drown in central Vietnam river

In what is possibly the most tragic mass drowning in the country in recent years, nine sixth-grade student died in a central Vietnamese river this afternoon.

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Nine sixth graders found drowning in central Vietnam

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Nine sixth graders found drowning in central Vietnam

Nine middle school students drowned while swimming in a river in the central province of Quang Ngai on Friday, with all bodies already retrieved.

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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or ADEM, that attacks the brain and spinal cord.

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