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WHO teams deliver supplies to hospitals in Northern and Southern Gaza

<p>World Health Organization teams have undertaken high-risk missions to deliver supplies, with partners, to hospitals in Northern and Southern Gaza...
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Lethal combination of hunger and disease to lead to more deaths in Gaza

<p>Hunger is ravaging Gaza, and this is expected to increase illness across the Strip, most acutely among children, pregnant and...
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WHO prequalifies a second malaria vaccine, a significant milestone in prevention of the disease

<p>WHO has added the R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine to its&nbsp;<a href="https://extranet.who.int/prequal/vaccines/prequalified-vaccines">list of prequalified vaccines</a>. In October 2023, <a href="https://www.who.int/news/item/02-10-2023-who-recommends-r21-matrix-m-vaccine-for-malaria-prevention-in-updated-advice-on-immunization">WHO recommended its...
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Addressing Global Health Challenges: Irish Taoiseach Varadkar and WHO Director-General in Dublin Talks

Ireland’s Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar welcomed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, to Dublin today, to discuss strengthening the...
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COVID-19 vaccinations shift to regular immunization as COVAX draws to a close

<ul><li>COVAX will close 31 December 2023 having delivered nearly<a href="https://www.gavi.org/news/document-library/covax-data-brief-27"> </a> <a href="https://www.gavi.org/news/document-library/covax-data-brief-27" target="_blank">2 billion</a> doses of vaccines to 146...
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New South-South health cooperation initiative launched linking Africa and the Caribbean

The Health Development Partnership for Africa and the Caribbean (HeDPAC), a new initiative to strengthen South-South health cooperation between Africa...
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WHO delivers health supplies to Al-Shifa Hospital, appeals for continued access to address urgent needs in north Gaza

WHO staff participated in a joint UN mission to Al-Shifa Hospital in north Gaza on 16 December to deliver health...
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WHO officially recognizes noma as a neglected tropical disease

<p>In a pivotal move towards addressing one of the world&rsquo;s most underrecognized health challenges, the World Health Organization (WHO) today...
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Despite notable progress, road safety remains urgent global issue

<p>The annual number of road traffic deaths fell slightly to 1.19 million per year, according to the latest WHO report....
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WHO calls for immediate release, access to, and medical support for hostages taken by Hamas

Gravely concerned by the humanitarian and health situation facing approximately 200 people, including health workers and up to 30 children,...
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