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Tuesday 26 February 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been recorded at the highest rates ever, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report that presents findings from the largest survey to date on the scale of drug resistance in tuberculosis.
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Thursday 10 January 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
A large national household survey conducted by the Iraqi government and the World Health Organization estimates that 151 000 Iraqis died from violence between March 2003 and June 2006.
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Thursday 13 September 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
A new book of pocket-charts that will help health workers to identify people at risk of heart attacks and strokes and save lives by prescribing the most appropriate treatment is published today by the World Health Organization (WHO). The charts can be adapted for use in any setting, in any country, with any patient.
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Wednesday 16 May 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The World Health Assembly opened with an optimistic assessment of the global health scene from the new Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan, and a call for global health leaders to build a "health legacy" for women and the people of Africa.
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Sunday 13 May 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The Sixtieth World Health Assembly (WHA) will take place from 14-23 May 2007 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.
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Thursday 26 April 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
As part of a concerted effort to ensure more equitable access to a potential pandemic influenza vaccine, six developing countries are being awarded grants to establish in-country manufacturing capacity for influenza vaccine. The countries are Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand and Viet Nam.
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