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World must be ready to respond to next pandemic: WHO …

WEB22 May 2023 Health. Although COVID-19 may no longer be a global public health emergency, countries must still strengthen response to the disease and prepare for future pandemics and other threats, the …

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WHO launches new pandemic prevention plan, as COVID …

WEBThe World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday launched a new initiative to help strengthen countries’ ability to plan for, and deal with, another deadly …

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Healthcare: Lack of universal coverage, ‘human rights …

WEBA fundamental right. Speaking on behalf of UN chief António Guterres, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed emphasized that universal health …

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WHO prequalifies first self-test kit for Hepatitis C virus

WEBThe World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday that it has prequalified the first self-test for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), thus accelerating efforts …

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Chronic diseases taking ‘immense and increasing toll on …

WEBDespite overall health progress, WHO said that the increasing toll of NCDs meant that if the trend were to continue, by around 2050, chronic diseases such as …

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WHO: 2022 can mark the end of COVID's acute stage

WEBWorld Health Organization Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus reminded that it was two years ago, as people gathered for New Year’s Eve celebrations, that a new global threat emerged.Since …

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COP28: The climate crisis is also a health crisis UN News

WEBHealth has made it onto the agenda of a UN climate conference, and health advocates at COP28 in Dubai on Sunday said the topic was long overdue for discussion …

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Infectious diseases ‘clear and present danger’ everywhere

WEBNoting that infectious diseases remain “a clear and present danger to every country”, Mr. Guterres maintained COVID-19 would not be the last pandemic for humanity. Even as …

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Why biodiversity is good for our health UN News

WEB17 December 2022 Climate and Environment. The natural world has gifted humanity with untold health benefits, and it is believed that it harbours many more undiscovered health …

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Coronavirus global health emergency: Coverage from UN News

WEBThis page brings together information and guidance from the World Health Organization and the United Nations regarding the current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that …

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Nearly one billion people have a mental disorder: WHO UN News

WEB17 June 2022 Health. Nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder, according to latest UN data – a staggering figure that is even more worrying, if …

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‘The air that keeps us alive is making us sick’, warn UN experts on

WEBAhead of the Day, UN News spoke to two experts about the scale of the problem, and the solutions that already exist. For several years, the World Health …

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Haiti’s health system pushed to breaking point: UNICEF

WEB22 May 2024 Peace and Security. Haiti’s health system is now “on the verge of collapse” UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Haiti Bruno Maes warned on …

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Tedros re-elected to lead the World Health Organization

WEBThe Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to serve a second five-year term as Director …

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UN welcomes ‘most comprehensive agreement ever’ on global …

WEBDuring a meeting of heads of State, ministers, health leaders, policy-makers, and universal health coverage champions, the UN chief called UHC “the most …

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Strengthen ‘One Health approach’ to prevent future pandemics – …

WEBWhile the concept of One Health – where multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public health outcomes – may have once seemed …

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Ukraine health facilities ‘stretched to breaking point’, warns WHO

WEBThe World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday that it is working “day and night” to keep medical supply chains open and preserve the health system in …

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Gaza: ‘Systematic dismantling of healthcare must end’ says WHO

WEBAs WHO marks World Health Day on Sunday, under the theme My health, my right, this basic right is utterly out of reach for the civilians of Gaza, said the agency. …

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Ocean benefits increasingly undermined by human activity, UN …

WEBThe second World Ocean Assessment ( WOA II) is the work of hundreds of scientists from across the globe and follows an initial report published in 2015. It warns …

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Yemen health system ‘edging closer to collapse’ warns WHO

WEBYemen’s fragile health system is “severely overburdened” the World Health Organization’s (WHO) leading official for emergency operations in the country said on …

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Gazans reeling from closed hospitals, malnutrition and heat risks

WEBHealth centre reopens. In more positive news, hundreds of Gazans sought help at a newly reopened UN health centre in Khan Younis, six months after it was …

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Gaza: WHO chief highlights health risks of latest evacuation orders

WEBSupport regional health systems Dr. Balkhy also stressed the need to strengthen the already fragile health systems in neighbouring Jordan, Lebanon and …

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State of the ocean will ‘ultimately determine the survival of our

WEBThe health of the ocean will ultimately determine the survival of humankind on Earth, according to the UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, Peter Thomson. Marking the opening …

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Growing or shrinking

WEBReproductive health. Central to population and development is the “recognition that women’s sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights are cornerstones of …

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UN News Today July 12 UN News

WEBMpox is a global health threat, but the DRC alone has reported 20,000 cases and over 1,000 deaths since the start of 2023. The UN’s 2024 Humanitarian Response …

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DR Congo: Conflict escalation linked to deadly Mpox threat

WEBMpox one of many health threats Outbreaks of cholera, measles, meningitis, Mpox and plague have all been reported, exacerbated by severe flooding and …

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