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Abuse of older people on the rise – 1 in 6 affected

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WHO Director-General elect, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomes contributions and pledges of US$1.2 billion for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

1 week, 3 days ago
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WHO Director-General elect, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is in USA to share his vision for the WHO with global leaders.

1 week, 4 days ago
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This travel advice contains new information under Safety and Security. The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Netherlands.

2 weeks, 1 day ago
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The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen continues to rise, reaching 101 820 with 791 deaths as of 7 June 2017.

2 weeks, 1 day ago
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H1NI (swine flu) has been reported in Mauritius. Discuss your vaccination requirements with your doctor before travelling (see Health). The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Mauritius.

2 weeks, 3 days ago
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New advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to preserve for the most serious circumstances is among the additions to the WHO Model list of essential medicines for 2017.

2 weeks, 3 days ago
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The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.Hurricane and Typhoon Season will last through November 2017, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October. The National…

2 weeks, 4 days ago
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As Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr Osotimehin was a champion of health for all, but especially for women and adolescent girls.

2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Delegates at the World Health Assembly today came to agreement on vector control, a number of issues related to noncommunicable diseases, as well as chemicals management and WHO reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals. Delegates welcomed the strategic approach proposed in the Global Vector Control…

3 weeks, 3 days ago
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Delegates at the World Health Assembly have reached new agreements on dementia; immunization; refugee and migrant health; substandard and falsified medical products, and the world drug problem.

3 weeks, 4 days ago
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This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed, continue to exercise a high degree of caution overall in Tajikistan. We also advise you to reconsider your need to travel in some border regions of the country.                           

3 weeks, 5 days ago
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World Health Assembly focused on implementation of the International Health Regulations, and improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

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The World Health Assembly today made decisions relating to polio, the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework, and the health workforce. Delegates paid tribute to ongoing efforts to end polio transmission in the last three endemic countries - Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. They expressed concern…

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WHA approved the Organization’s proposed programme budget of US$ 4421.5 million for the biennium

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World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

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In her final opening address to the World Health Assembly as Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan offered some advice to delegates "as you continue to shape the future of this Organization".

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Travel is an essential aspect of WHO’s global health work-- convening experts for collective decision-making on health interventions or traveling experts anywhere in the world that requires technical assistance for global health.

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Some of the world's largest funders of medical research and international non-governmental organizations today agreed on new standards that will require all clinical trials they fund or support to be registered and the results disclosed publicly.

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