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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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Measles killed 35 European children: World Health Organization

July 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Measles killed 35 European children: World Health Organization

A girl holds her baby sister as they wait for measles vaccinations at a medical center following a break out of the disease in Kafr Batna, in the eastern Ghouta area on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on March 18, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization says […]

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Cholera outbreak killed 1,500 in Yemen in two months: World Health Organization

July 1, 2017 10:30 pm
Cholera outbreak killed 1,500 in Yemen in two months: World Health Organization

A Yemeni mother holds her child suspected of being infected with cholera at a makeshift hospital in Sana’a on June 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) says the cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 1,500 people since late April while a total of 246,000 suspected […]

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Polio outbreak paralyzes 17 children in Syria: World Health Organization (WHO)

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Polio outbreak paralyzes 17 children in Syria: World Health Organization (WHO)

The file photo shows a child being vaccinated. The World Health Organization (WHO) says a polio outbreak has paralyzed at least 17 Syrian children since March, calling the situation in the war-torn country “very serious.” “We are very much worried, because if there is one case of polio with a kid […]

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World Health Organization says 1,146 killed due to cholera in Yemen since April

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World Health Organization says 1,146 killed due to cholera in Yemen since April

Yemeni children infected with cholera receive treatment at Sabaeen Hospital in Sana’a, June 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization says 1,146 people have been killed due to an outbreak of cholera in Yemen since late April, as the impoverished Arab country continues to suffer from Saudi Arabia’s deadly […]

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Cholera cases surpass 100,000, death toll hits 780 in Yemen: World Health Organization (WHO)

June 8, 2017 10:06 pm
Cholera cases surpass 100,000, death toll hits 780 in Yemen: World Health Organization (WHO)

Yemeni children suspected of being infected with cholera receive treatment at a makeshift hospital in Sana’a on June 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of suspected cholera cases in conflict-ridden Yemen has exceeded 100,000 in less than two months, with the death toll […]

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