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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:26:00 GMTKeynote address by Dr Margaret Chan on the contribution of traditional Chinese medicine to sustainable development
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:26:00 GMTIn her keynote address, Dr Chan reviewed the alarming dual global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, citing statistics from around the world that reveal the severity of this “slow motion disaster”. As a contributing factor, she cites historical changes, beginning in the 1960s, that industrialized food production and divorced the international food system from its primary purpose of sustaining human life in good health.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:26:00 GMTOpening remarks at the Tokyo ICD-11 revision conference
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:26:00 GMT10 October 2016 – In her address, Dr Margaret Chan reviewed recent health achievements in a region known for its diversity, both in country capacities and the nature of health threats.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 08:10:00 GMT3 October 2016 - In her address, Dr Margaret Chan drew attention to the significant deterioration in the humanitarian situation, with level three emergencies in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen. She drew attention to more than 100 attacks, often deliberate, on hospitals and health care facilities since the start of this year, and said this must stop. On the positive side, both Afghanistan and Pakistan are making headway in polio eradication, and Egypt has reduced the price of hepatitis C treatment from the launch price of $84,000 per treatment course to only $172.