September 17, 2019

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A high-level delegation visited Yei River State to intensify Ebola preparedness in Sudan

Juba, 16 July 2019 – On 15 July 2019, a high-level delegation led by Dr Makur Matur Kariom, Undersec..

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In a first since 2014, vaccination campaign reaches 13 million children in Sudan including in newly accessible areas

KHARTOUM, 1 August 2019 – For the first time in five years, UNICEF and partners were able to reach n..

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Update on Ebola drug trial: two strong performers identified

The co-sponsors of the Ebola therapeutics trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have a..

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Nearly half of all dengue deaths in the Philippines are children under nine years old

Manila, August 16 – At least 300 children aged 5-9 have died in the recent Dengue outbreak in the Ph..

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Borno State launches first Malaria Operational Plan, reawakens fight against malaria

Maiduguri, 13 August 2019 – Following recommendations from malaria interventions in Borno State Nige..

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World Bank and WHO Statement on Partnership & Deployment of Financing to WHO for Ebola Response in DRC

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2019—The World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO), along with the G..

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Burkina Faso: Growing Violence Threatens Health Care

Away from the worlds attention, Burkina Faso has been slipping into violence. In less than a year, t..

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Austrian parliament votes to ban smoking in bars and restaurants

Lawmakers in the Austrian parliament Tuesday voted to ban smoking inside bars and restaurants follow..

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Big Tobacco moves back into advertising

This article is part of the special report: The Big Vaping Dilemma. It took decades, but tobacco co..

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Brexit Britains vaping paradise

LONDON — Some U.K. lawmakers think theyve found a way to reduce British smoking deaths: Brexit. Lar..