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WHO reveals shocking extent of exploitative formula milk marketing

<p><p>Formula milk companies are paying social media platforms and influencers to gain direct access to pregnant women and mothers at...
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UNICEF and WHO warn of perfect storm of conditions for measles outbreaks, affecting children

 An increase in measles cases in January and February 2022 is a worrying sign of a heightened risk for the...
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WHO recommends highly successful COVID-19 therapy and calls for wide geographical distribution and transparency from originator

Today, WHO made a strong recommendation for nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, sold under the name Paxlovid, for mild and moderate COVID-19...
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Walk the Talk is back in Place des Nations this year – here’s how we’re doing it safely

The Walk the Talk event returns on Sunday, 22 May 2022 to Geneva, Switzerland on the morning of the 75th...
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Over 1 million African children protected by first malaria vaccine

As World Malaria Day approaches, more than 1 million children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have received one or more...
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General Assembly adopts consensus resolution welcoming 2022 World Cup football championship hosted by Qatar as first to be held in Middle East

The U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution welcoming the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar football championship and hailed the promotion...
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Ukraine next country to receive technology from the WHO mRNA technology transfer hub

Ukraine has joined the growing list of countries that will receive support from the global WHO mRNA technology transfer hub...
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Statement on the eleventh meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

The eleventh meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the...
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WHO, Ghana and Norway agree to accelerate actions to save lives in first International Strategic Dialogue on Noncommunicable Diseases and the Sustainable Development Goals

WHO welcomes the establishment of a new Heads of State and Government Group to accelerate progress towards the SDG target...
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WHO records 100th attack on health care in Ukraine

 A grim milestone has been crossed today in the war in Ukraine – more than 100 attacks on health care...
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