#The World Health Organization

  • Article: New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea
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    New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 16, 2019

    Papua New Guinea has labeled 2019 as the ‘Year of Immunization’. Read more

  • Article: African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer
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    African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    Ageing populations, tobacco, and alcohol are causing an increase in cancer cases. Read more

  • Article: This South African Farmer's Family Inspired Him to Help Change His Community's Eating Habits
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    This South African Farmer's Family Inspired Him to Help Change His Community's Eating Habits

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 13, 2019

    South Africa has the highest number of obese children in the world, according to UNICEF. Read more

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC
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    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more

  • Article: WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks
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    WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks

    By Lindsay Powers|May 9, 2019

    Many more people will soon have access to a life-saving immunization. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Vital to the Global Health Workforce, Yet Men Are Still in Charge: Report
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    Women Are Vital to the Global Health Workforce, Yet Men Are Still in Charge: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 22, 2019

    The global health force is 70% women — but only 25% of women have senior roles. Read more

  • Article: Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October
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    Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 15, 2019

    Measles can make children more vulnerable to fatal diseases like pneumonia or diarrheal diseases Read more

  • Article: Progress Against Malaria Has Stalled — But the UN Has a Plan
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    Progress Against Malaria Has Stalled — But the UN Has a Plan

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 20, 2018

    Approximately 70% of malaria cases are concentrated in 11 countries. Read more