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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:05:00 GMTIncreasing power cuts and shortages of fuel are creating an impending crisis for Gaza’s 14 public hospitals, threatening the closure of essential health services which would leave thousands of people without access to life-saving health care.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:50:00 GMTNearly 19 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of assistance. This is a country that has been battered by conflict for more than two years. This is a country that, before the conflict intensified, was already extremely vulnerable following years of poverty, political unrest, and weak rule of law.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:40:00 GMTAt an event on the eve of World Malaria Day in Nairobi, WHO called today for accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria and save lives.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:30:00 GMTNew WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report, 2017 indicates that the large majority of these people lack access to life-saving testing and treatment. As a result, millions of people are at risk of a slow progression to chronic liver disease, cancer, and death.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:01:00 GMTWHO reports remarkable achievements in tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) since 2007. An estimated 1 billion people received treatment in 2015 alone.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMTCountries are not increasing spending fast enough to meet the water and sanitation targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says a new report published by WHO on behalf of UN-Water – the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater-related issues, including sanitation.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:50:00 GMTWHO is alarmed by serious reports of the use of highly toxic chemicals in an attack in Khan Shaykhun, southern rural Idleb, Syria.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:45:00 GMTThe goal of the campaign "Depression: let’s talk" is that more people with depression, everywhere in the world, seek and get help.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:30:00 GMTWHO today launched a global initiative to reduce severe, avoidable medication-associated harm in all countries by 50% over the next 5 years.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:10:00 GMTMore than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.