World Health Assembly

Type: Organization
Name: World Health Assembly
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Reaching out to beat the black dog

AS the rural community reels at the tragic news of an apparent family murder-suicide on a Riverina farm, Suicide Prevention Australia is encouraging everyone to "reach out and connect" on http://wspd.org.au/about/World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) t ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

South East Asia Health ministers for improving efforts in key areas

DHAKA, Sept 12, 2014 (BSS) -The 67th session of World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for South East Asia concluded today with a call for accelerating health actions in key areas.The regional committee endorsed a strategy for strengthening ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Panama City hosts conference for cancer nurses

The conference, being held in Panama, has brought together nearly 400 cancer nurses from 34 countries. ISNCC have partnered with the Panamanian Society of Oncology Nursing and the University of Panama Nursing College, to run the conference and delegates ... [Published EHospice - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Reaching out to beat the black dog

AS the rural community reels at the tragic news of an apparent family murder-suicide on a Riverina farm, Suicide Prevention Australia is encouraging everyone to “reach out and connect” on World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) today.The international theme ... [Published Stock & Land - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

WHO regional committee meeting begins tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept 8, 2014 (BSS) - Health Ministers from 11 countries of the World Health Organisation's South-East Asia Region (WHO-SEAR) will converge here for a four-day meeting which begins tomorrow (September 9) to discuss the key health issues facing the ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Garrett: We could have stopped Ebola

Via Foreign Policy, a broadside from Laurie Garrett: We Could Have Stopped This. Read the whole article. This is just an excerpt:The outbreak originated in the tropical rain forest of Guinea in December 2013, but local health authorities did not recognize ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

[Correspondence] 67th WHA Resolution on violence prevention misses the mark

Men and boys bear most of the mortality and morbidity burden from intentional injuries. Yet the recent World Health Assembly (WHA)'s resolution to strengthen the role of the health system in addressing violence specifically requests a focus on women and ... [Published The Lancet - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Haiti: Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign

Source: World Health Organization, Pan American Health OrganizationCountry: Haiti Effort targets 200,000 people in three departments considered at high risk Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2 September 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Haiti launched a cholera vaccination campaign ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

WHO ministers meet on September 9

Dhaka is set to host a major international health event this month, with health ministers from 11 member countries of World Health Organisation’s South-East Asia Region (WHO-SEAR) scheduled to hold talks from September 9-12 on health challenges faced ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Temotu Pele MP Dies

By Online Editor7:29 pm GMT+12, 26/08/2014, Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Member of Parliament for Temotu Pele Martin Magga has died late on Monday night.Maga had been battling a long illness that left him on a wheel chair since 2009.The Reef Islander ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

\\\'Best Buys\\\' to prevent NCDs to save billions of dollars

"Millions of productive individuals lost prematurely to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are seriously undermining social and economic development," said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director for WHO South-East Asia Region.The macro-economic burden ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: Towards Harmonising Tobacco Control

By Funmi FalobiLagos — Tobacco remains one of the most contentious subjects in the world.According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills nearly six million people every year including 600,000 non-smokers exposed to second hand smoke.Tobacco ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]

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"Indonesia plays an important role in the field of health internationally. We hope that Indonesia ratifies the FCTC soon" Farouk, the WHO representative to Indonesia, remarked during a discussion on "The Urgency of Access to FCTC For Child Protection," held in Jakarta, on...
"The partnership has the potential to be a game-changer for polio vaccines" said Professor Mark Kendall, Vaxxas' founder and chief technology officer
They boldly announce on their website that the "CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise" and yet there is more and more evidence to suggest that their so called 'scientific evidence' has been skewed and deliberately tampered with to gain...
Bangladesh Health Minister Mohammad Nasim at a press conference after the concluding session said, "The exchanged views and ideas on important health issues will foster cooperation among the member states which will forge bilateral and multi-country cooperation in the field of health."

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Needle-free polio vaccine a 'game-changer' [Published ABC Online - 22 hours ago]
Reaching out to beat the black dog [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
For your protection: The lies and deception of ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 14 2014]
Governments can play a pivotal role in preventi... [Published Kuensel Online - Sep 13 2014]
Policy paper: Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 12 2014]
South East Asia Health ministers for improving ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 12 2014]
Fresh vista towards developing traditional medi... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 11 2014]
Antibiotic resistance: how has it become a glob... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 10 2014]
Manchester connected for World Suicide Preventi... [Published University of Manchester - Sep 10 2014]
Panama City hosts conference for cancer nurses [Published EHospice - Sep 10 2014]
Reaching out to beat the black dog [Published Stock & Land - Sep 10 2014]
Major public health problem in the spotlight [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 09 2014]
More member states to introduce inactivated pol... [Published News.am - Sep 09 2014]
Five Southeast Asian nations team up to elimina... [Published Individual.com - Sep 09 2014]
Mental health: The way forward [Published The Sun Daily - Sep 09 2014]
WHO regional committee meeting begins tomorrow [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 08 2014]
Bye-bye birdie - new food law challenges [Published Polity.org.za - Sep 08 2014]
Malaria resistance lurks on Thai-Cambodia border [Published Gulf Times - Sep 07 2014]
Garrett: We could have stopped Ebola [Published H5N1 - Sep 06 2014]
[Correspondence] 67th WHA Resolution on violenc... [Published The Lancet - Sep 05 2014]
WHO calls for stronger action on climate-relate... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 04 2014]
Haiti: Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Sep 03 2014]
WHO ministers meet on September 9 [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 01 2014]
WHO Dhaka meet to discuss key issues [Published Bdnews24.com - Sep 01 2014]
Summary of the WHO Conference on Health and Cli... [Published IISD - Sep 01 2014]
New model for joining international groups [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 31 2014]
Cambodia: "Third wave" of malaria resistance lu... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
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Garrett: We could have stopped Ebola [Published H5N1 - Sep 06 2014]
Via Foreign Policy, a broadside from Laurie Garrett: We Could Have Stopped This. Read the whole article. This is just an excerpt:The outbreak originated in the tropical rain forest of Guinea in December 2013, but local health authorities did not recognize ...
[Correspondence] 67th WHA Resolution on violenc... [Published The Lancet - Sep 05 2014]
Men and boys bear most of the mortality and morbidity burden from intentional injuries. Yet the recent World Health Assembly (WHA)'s resolution to strengthen the role of the health system in addressing violence specifically requests a focus on women and ...
Haiti: Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: World Health Organization, Pan American Health OrganizationCountry: Haiti Effort targets 200,000 people in three departments considered at high risk Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2 September 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Haiti launched a cholera vaccination campaign ...
Cambodia: "Third wave" of malaria resistance lu... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Cambodia, Thailand PHNOM PENH, 29 August 2014 (IRIN) - Public health experts and scientists warn history's third major bout of drug-resistant malaria could spread across Asia to Africa unless "radical action" is taken. Artemisinin-resistant ...
World: “Best Buys” to prevent noncommunicable d... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 18 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: World SEAR/PR/1578 Bengaluru, 18 August 2014: Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers, and chronic respiratory diseases, are the world’s most common, causing two out ...
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Is Siberia a Safe Place for Smallpox? [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
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Event: “Migration and Tuberculosis in the Post-... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - May 20 2014]
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