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Trans-fat, ‘a toxic chemical that kills’

Currently, nine of the 16 countries with the highest estimated proportion of coronary heart disease deaths caused by trans-fat intake do…

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Over 540,000 malaria cases reported in flood-hit Pakistan – WHO

Dr. Richard Brennan, WHO Regional Emergency Director, says that the catastrophe has pushed the country to the brink and that…

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A quarter of the world’s population is still deprived of safe water

Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of droughts and floods, affecting water security and disrupting supply. Rapid urbanization…

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WHO Provides Medicines and Essential Health Supplies to Sindh Health Department

WHO also provided 30 Vehicles to provide medical facilities and 12 boats to reach areas still under water Sukkur WHO…

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Time to address mental health issues in the workplace, UN agencies urge

The UN agencies have launched two publications which aim to prevent negative work situations and cultures while also offering mental…

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WHO Official Visits Sukkur, Assures Additional Support to Flood-Affectees

Dr. Mike Ryan, who is on an emergency visit to Pakistan, arrived in Sukkur to visit and see the flooded…

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Child vaccination coverage drops in India, Pakistan

Vaccine coverage dropped in every region, but the East Asia and Pacific region recorded the steepest reversal falling by nine…

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Drug-resistant typhoid ‘spreading out of South Asia’

Typhoid has continued to spread from South Asia to other parts of the world. South Asia generates typhoid strains that…

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Observations of an Expat: Nation v the World

The Omicron mutant may not have developed if the developed world had made more vaccines available to the developing world.…

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China has eliminated malaria

China is the 40th country—and by far the most populous one—to be certified malaria-free. The last three countries awarded the…

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