WHO calls for more measles vaccination in Europe as large outbreaks persist

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WHO calls for more measles vaccination in Europe as large outbreaks persist

LONDON - The World Health Organization in Europe called on Wednesday for measles vaccination campaigns to be stepped up across the region after recording 22,000 cases of the highly infectious disease since the start of 2014.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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Ebola cases fall in West Africa, but challenges remain - WHO

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Ebola cases fall in West Africa, but challenges remain - WHO

ABIDJAN/CONAKRY - West Africa recorded 128 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to Feb. 15, the first decrease in three weeks, but resistance in some communities threatened efforts to end the epidemic, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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New Ebola cases show first rise in 2015

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The number of new cases of Ebola went up in all three of West Africa's worst-hit countries in the last week of January, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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Co-ordination key to implementing UN One Health strategy

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Viet Nam has made progress with the One Health (OH) initiative, but still needs to develop a strategic co-ordination mechanism along with an action plan and road map, UN Resident Co-ordinator in Viet Nam Pratibha Mehta said at the opening of the third One Heath Conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

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Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set out plans for reform, admitting that it was too slow to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Vietnam consults international partners about pharmacy

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The Ministry of Health and its medical partners met with international organisations to consult on current pharmaceutical best practices and recommendations on January 22, as the ministry prepares to revise the law on pharmacy.

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Vietnam launches national child helmet action plan

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Vietnam launches national child helmet action plan

The National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) on Tuesday launched a National Child Helmet Action Plan to promote child helmet use across the country.

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Experts meet in Geneva to review Ebola vaccines: WHO

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Experts meet in Geneva to review Ebola vaccines: WHO

Experts will gather in Geneva this week to review progress on possible vaccines against the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

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Ebola death toll hits new level in West Africa

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The death toll from Ebola in the three West African countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to 7,518 out of 19,340 confirmed cases, the World Health Organization says.

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Ebola: Sierra Leone begins house-to-house searches

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Ebola: Sierra Leone begins house-to-house searches

Sierra Leone has begun house-to-house searches in the capital Freetown to find hidden cases of Ebola.

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Vietnam to have pneumococcal vaccine for children

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Vietnam to have pneumococcal vaccine for children

VietNamNet Bridge – A new pneumococcal vaccine for children under two years old will be supplied for hospitals and healthcare facilities in Vietnam from the first quarter of next year, said William Hausdorff from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Vietnam Co. Ltd.

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola risks gains: WHO

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola risks gains: WHO

The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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Death toll from Ebola outbreak nears 7,000 in West Africa: WHO

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Death toll from Ebola outbreak nears 7,000 in West Africa: WHO

The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak on record has reached nearly 7,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

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