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World Health Organisation Articles


World's worst cholera outbreak in Yemen

26th June 2017

The UN warns Yemen facing the worst cholera outbreak.

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Revisions made to antibiotics advice

8th June 2017

WHO implements big revisions to its advice on antibiotics.

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Traffic injuries biggest teen killer

16th May 2017

The World Health Organisation reveals road accidents are the biggest global killer of teenagers.

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Action needed to save lives in Somalia

12th May 2017

Ongoing drought in Somalia has plunged country further towards famine, warn the World Health Organisation.

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Air pollution linked to child deaths

6th March 2017

WHO reports air pollution linked to 600,000 deaths in children.

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Call for better working conditions for midwives

14th October 2016

WHO and partners call for an end to the lack of respect that can hinder midwives' ability to provide quality of care.

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Countries should act now to reduce deaths from hepatitis

20th July 2016

WHO is urging countries to take action to improve knowledge about viral hepatitis ahead of World Hepatitis Day.

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Head of new Health Emergencies Programme announced

30th June 2016

WHO have announced their new head of Health Emergencies Programme.

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Risk of Zika spread from Olympics 'very low'

15th June 2016

The WHO says there is a very low risk of the Zika virus spreading as a result of the Olympics.

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WHO declares end of Ebola in Guinea

3rd June 2016

WHO declares end of Ebola virus transmission in Guinea as it enters a 90-day period of heightened surveillance.

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