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15/06/2016
As part of its mission to support adolescent health, ASIE, GaneshAID have joined hands with Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) to develop and pilot test the Essential Adolescent Health Promotion Package (ESSAHP) in four...
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...
14/06/2016
The theme of this year's World Blood Donor Day is "Blood connects us all". It focuses on thanking blood donors and highlights the dimension of "sharing" and "connection" between blood donors and patients. In addition, we have adopted the...
06/06/2016
ULAANBAATAR, June 2, 2016 – The Ministry of Health and Sports and the World Bank launched the E-Health project to improve the reach and effectiveness of healthcare service delivery. The project will help the government set up a health information...
06/06/2016
Governments are committed to continually assessing and improving their immunization supply chain (iSC). To support the extensive and rapidly growing community of iSC practitioners, UNICEF convened its first iSC Practitioners Forum in May 2016,...
06/06/2016
A special issue of the journal Vaccine, guest-edited by WHO and published on June 3rd, 2016, focuses on the research and development (R&D) pipeline of vaccines against 25 pathogens for which no licensed vaccines currently exists but for which...
06/06/2016
India is a leading producer and exporter of vaccines but two-thirds of Indian children do not receive vaccinations on time which makes them susceptible to diseases and contributes to untimely deaths, according to American researchers.A research...
03/06/2016
This week, as yellow fever continued to spread across Angola, neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo launched a Gavi-supported emergency campaign to vaccinate its citizens against the disease. A total of 11 health zones in Kongo-Central and...
02/06/2016
This week, sanitation is at the top of the agenda in Haiti. "Improving sanitation is everybody's business. Each toilet built, adopted and used, means that one family won’t be affected by cholera and other waterborne diseases that cause the death of...
02/06/2016
Despite many proposals and initiatives in recent decades, the world has failed to keep pace with microbes becoming increasingly resistant to available treatments, so-called antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Any antibiotic use contributes to increasing...

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