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22/07/2016
The latest WHO and UNICEF data on global immunization coverage show that 86% of the world’s children received the required 3 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccines (DTP3) in 2015, a coverage level that has been sustained above 85...
22/07/2016
NEW DELHI: Premature deaths from cancer, heart disease, diabetes and lung diseases have jumped to 70 per cent of all global deaths in 2015 from 42 per cent three years ago (in 2012), posing a major threat to sustainable development of nations, says...
15/07/2016
From barely regulated marketing to a lack of healthcare services, there are many factors that make it difficult for mothers in developing countries to breastfeed their babies. The solution, say experts, requires more than just saying “breast is best...
07/07/2016
Responding to the invitation from the General Office of Population and Family Planning (GOPFP) – Vietnam Ministry of Health, GaneshAID team had a meeting with the General Deputy Director and his colleagues at GOPFP on June 5th, 2016.The objective of...
06/07/2016
American author Mark Twain was fond of saying that there are 3 kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. To which WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan would respond, “What gets measured gets done.”Reliable statistics are vital in many areas...
29/06/2016
On 28th June 2016 in Hanoi, the Health Partnership Group Meeting (HPG) Quarter II/2016 was organized with the theme: Harmonization of DP/INGO support in the health sector for 2016 – 2020. The meeting welcomed the participation of nearly...
20/06/2016
Health professionals from 11 countries attended a regional conference on modernizing and strengthening the supply of health products and vaccine chains on June 13-14 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The summit, jointly organized by the The Agence De...
16/06/2016
An international Working Group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of drinking coffee, maté, and very hot...
16/06/2016
During 13 and 14 June, 2016 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, The Agence De Médecine Préventive (AMP) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance jointly organized a regional conference named "Leadership for the supply chain of health and immunization" to raise awareness...
15/06/2016
The third meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus was held by teleconference on 14 June...

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