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1 Are E-Cigarettes as Bad as Regular Cigarettes?
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

26 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – With the unexpectedly fast growth and intake of E-cigarettes, international health groups and institutions are taking a closer look at the effects of these new products.

Created on 2014-08-26 04:00:00
2 Cautious Optimism On World Malaria Day As Countries Stride Towards Mdg Goals
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-south News

 

26 April 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The ...

Created on 2013-04-26 21:15:54
3 Ebola "Most serious health crisis" UN Has Ever Faced, Leader Say
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

2 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations gave the press an overview of the situation and response to the accelerating Ebola virus today, namin...

Created on 2014-09-02 19:48:59
4 GA Backs United Effort to Lift Non Communicable Diseases Out of Obscurity
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

11 July 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations General Assembly this week focused its attention to non-communicable diseases (NCD's), which have emerged as the world's leading cause of disability and death. Consisting mainly of cardiovasc...

Created on 2014-07-11 21:36:52
5 Gaps in Healthcare Data Bridged with Monitoring Initiative
( UN Reports )

Content by: WHO

25 June 2015, New York, USA | South-South News - In a world with contrasting economies and differing systems of government, a cross-comparative look at universal healthcare is hard to find.

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Created on 2015-06-25 21:29:20
6 Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia open up about Ebola
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

28 August, 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The virus that is holding the world in its fearful grip brought prominent physicians, policymakers, and faith leaders to the United Nations...for an update on Ebola from the countries battling the epidemic. “As lo...

Created on 2014-08-28 22:18:24
7 Health Workers Fight Ebola Round the Clock
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

11 August 2014 , New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Ebola is now officially an international public health emergency. The World Health Organization, an army of international health NGO's and local health officials are working relentlessly to contain the most ...

Created on 2014-08-11 15:28:27
8 Mental Health Matters on International Youth Day
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

12 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On the day the world pays tribute to the creativity, resourcefulness and potential of the world's youth, the international community is breaking the silence on mental health. 20 percent of the world's young...

Created on 2014-08-13 01:10:34
9 Who And Unicef Call To “PROTECT Our World, Get Vaccinated” During World Immunization Week
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo: UN Photo/Marie Frechon

Content by: South-South News

Each year, millions of children around the world still die from preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles, whooping cough, pneumonia and polio, despite vaccines being available for all of these illnesses.

Created on 2013-04-18 15:49:53

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