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'Thursday, 16 April, 2015'
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Case of Japanese encephalitis acquired in Bali
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WHO calls for action against illicit tobacco trade on World No Tobacco Day

Thu, 28 May 2015 00:42:00 GMT
Eliminating the illicit trade in tobacco would generate an annual tax windfall of US$ 31 billion for governments, improve public health, help cut crime and curb an important revenue source for the tobacco industry. Those are the key themes of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May when WHO will urge Member States to sign the "Protocol to Eliminate the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products".

“The Protocol offers the world a unique legal instrument to counter and eventually eliminate a sophisticated criminal activity,” says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General. “Fully implemented, it will replenish government revenues and allow more spending on health.”
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Statement on the situation in Yemen

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:24:00 GMT
The conflict in Yemen is entering its 10th week and the numbers of dead and injured continue to grow. As always in conflict, it is innocent civilians that pay the highest price. Almost 2000 people have been killed and 8000 injured so far, including hundreds of women and children.

The shelters housing internally displaced persons are full of stories of loss and survival. For example, 6-year-old Malak lost her mother and saw others around her die as her family fled the fighting and 65-year-old Fathiya lost 13 members of her family and is now the sole guardian of 3 grandchildren who survived.
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World Health Assembly closes, passing resolutions on air pollution and epilepsy

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:42:00 GMT
The World Health Assembly closed today, with Director-General Dr Margaret Chan noting that it had passed several “landmark resolutions and decisions”. Three new resolutions were passed today: one on air pollution, one on epilepsy and one laying out the next steps in finalizing a framework of engagement with non-State actors.

Delegates at the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution to address the health impacts of air pollution – the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Every year 4.3 million deaths occur from exposure to indoor air pollution and 3.7 million deaths are attributable to outdoor air pollution. This was the first time the Health Assembly had debated the topic.
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in S.Korea and China

Saturday, 30 May, 2015

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Typhoid outbreak in Zanzibar

Friday, 24 April, 2015

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Typhoid in Uganda update

Wednesday, 22 April, 2015

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Surge in Hepatitis A cases in Hong Kong

Thursday, 16 April, 2015

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Flu in India

Monday, 16 March, 2015

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Typhoid in Kampala,Uganda

Friday, 27 February, 2015

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Advice Following Frozen Berries Contaminated with Hepatitis A

Wednesday, 18 February, 2015

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Pan American Health Organization issues Measles Alert

Thursday, 12 February, 2015

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Case of Japanese encephalitis acquired in Bali

Wednesday, 11 February, 2015

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Typhoid outbreak in Fiji

Tuesday, 20 January, 2015

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WHO statements on Ebola
'Thu, 28 May 2015 16:53:00 GMT'
WHO press releases on Ebola
'Thu, 28 May 2015 00:53:00 GMT'
WHO calls for action against illicit tobacco trade on World No Tobacco Day
'Thu, 28 May 2015 00:42:00 GMT'
Statement on the situation in Yemen
'Wed, 27 May 2015 11:24:00 GMT'
World Health Assembly closes, passing resolutions on air pollution and epilepsy
'Tue, 26 May 2015 17:42:00 GMT'
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