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61 With Polio Cases Down 99% Worldwide, Complete Eradication Seems Near
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo credit: UNICEF/Ohanesian

Content by: South-South News

23 October 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - Over 11 million childhood deaths and disabilities have been avoided because of a sustained and successful campaign to eradicate polio.

Created on 2014-10-23 20:33:37
62 World Health Body Issues a Call to End Tuberculosis in 20 Years
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

24 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – As the world celebrates Tuberculosis Day, the World Health Organization has issued a call for global action to eradicate the disease entirely within 20 years.

Created on 2015-03-24 17:12:43
63 World Humanitarian Day: WHO honours health workers, calls for their protection
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

14 AUGUST 2015 ¦ GENEVA – Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, WHO is drawing attention to continued attacks on health staff and health facilities. In 2014 alone, WHO received reports of 372 attacks in 32 countries on health workers, resulting in 603 deaths and 958 injuries, while sim...

Created on 2015-08-14 09:00:00
64 World on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

Geneva ¦ 31 July 2015 -Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show that VSV-EBOV (Merck, Sharp & Dohme) is highly effective against Ebola.

Created on 2015-07-31 01:00:00

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