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World Health Organization urges farmers to stop using antibiotics for growth promotion

November 7, 2017 1:06 am
World Health Organization urges farmers to stop using antibiotics for growth promotion

Employees work at a factory producing food supplements for animals containing extracts of essential oils to reinforce antibiotics that are becoming less effective against resistant bacteria, in the northeastern Moroccan city of Fez on June 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization urged farmers on Tuesday to stop […]

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World Health Organization rescinds decision in naming Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as UN goodwill envoy to Africa

October 22, 2017 8:00 pm
World Health Organization rescinds decision in naming Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as UN goodwill envoy to Africa

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe The World Health Organization (WHO) has overturned it controversial decision, made quite recently, in appointing Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as its “goodwill ambassador” to Africa following international outrage. The director-general of the United Nations organization, Tedros Adhanom, made the announcement on Sunday, four days after he […]

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World Health Organization rescinds decision in naming Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as UN goodwill envoy to Africa

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World Health Organization rescinds decision in naming Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as UN goodwill envoy to Africa

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe The World Health Organization (WHO) has overturned it controversial decision, made quite recently, in appointing Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as its “goodwill ambassador” to Africa following international outrage. The director-general of the United Nations organization, Tedros Adhanom, made the announcement on Sunday, four days after he […]

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World Health Organization ‘rethinking’ decision on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

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World Health Organization ‘rethinking’ decision on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe (photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) will be reconsidering a decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe “a goodwill ambassador” after facing criticism. The director-general of the United Nations’ health agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Twitter on Saturday that he understood the […]

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World Health Organization ‘rethinking’ decision on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

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World Health Organization ‘rethinking’ decision on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe (photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) will be reconsidering a decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe “a goodwill ambassador” after facing criticism. The director-general of the United Nations’ health agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Twitter on Saturday that he understood the […]

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Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1,100 suspected cases: WHO

October 20, 2017 6:25 pm
Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1,100 suspected cases: WHO

Council workers ready to start the clean-up operation of the market of Anosibe in the Anosibe district, one of the most insalubrious districts of Antananarivo, Madagascar, October 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The death toll from a plague outbreak in Madagascar has risen to 94, with the number of suspected […]

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Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1,100 suspected cases: WHO

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Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1,100 suspected cases: WHO

Council workers ready to start the clean-up operation of the market of Anosibe in the Anosibe district, one of the most insalubrious districts of Antananarivo, Madagascar, October 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The death toll from a plague outbreak in Madagascar has risen to 94, with the number of suspected […]

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Over half million Yemenis infected with cholera since April: World Health Organization

August 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Over half million Yemenis infected with cholera since April: World Health Organization

A Yemeni child, who is suspected of being infected with cholera, cries at a hospital in the capital Sana’a, on August 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) says more than 500,000 people have been affected by cholera in war-torn Yemen since the epidemic broke out in […]

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Cholera outbreak in Yemen poses risk to Hajj pilgrims: World Health Organization

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Cholera outbreak in Yemen poses risk to Hajj pilgrims: World Health Organization

Yemeni men suspected of being infected with cholera receive treatment at a makeshift hospital in Sana’a on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the cholera outbreak in Yemen could spread during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September. The WHO said […]

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World Health Organization likely to cancel Yemen cholera vaccine shipment

July 12, 2017 10:30 pm
World Health Organization likely to cancel Yemen cholera vaccine shipment

The photo taken on June 13, 2017 shows a Yemeni infant suspected of being infected with cholera receiving treatment at a hospital in the capital Sana’a. (AFP photo) The World Health Organization (WHO) has indicated that a pre-planned shipment of cholera vaccines to Yemen is likely to be cancelled over […]

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