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By Laura Jones On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Life Site News details how the World Health Organization is pushing abortion

An eye opening op-ed by Jonathan Abbamonte at Life Site News begins with “The World Health Organization (WHO) has long promoted abortion under the premise of health. The WHO has long claimed that legalized More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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HIV/AIDS, a major health issue

Some people may think that HIV is far away from their lives. But in fact, HIV has become a major global public health issue. The WHO reported that 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016. Unfortunately, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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WHO: 8.8 million people die from cancer each year

New guidance from WHO, launched ahead of World Cancer Day (4 February), aims to improve the chances of survival for people living with cancer by ensuring that health services can focus on diagnosing and treating More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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France bans ‘unlimited’ soda refills in move to battle obesity

France has banned restaurants from offering unlimited refills of soda and sugary drinks, their latest bid to decrease the rise in the nation’s obesity rate. Hotels, restaurants and school cafeterias will More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Former NYC Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, named Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) today named former New York City Mayor, Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). NCDs (including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Ebola ‘flare-up’: Last patients discharged, 42-day clock has begun

Liberia’s and Guinea’s last known Ebola patients in a latest flare-up of the disease that hit both countries have now been discharged. All remaining contacts of confirmed cases that were placed under a 3-week More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ kicks off with look at ebola, USAMRID and pandemic risks

Directed and narrated by Peter Berg, National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough kicks off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics. Breakthrough explores humanity and the ability to innovate through More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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WHO: Ebola outbreak in the west is ‘unlikely’

A major outbreak of Ebola in the US and elsewhere in the West is unlikely given the strong health systems, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. US federal health officials will appear before a congressional More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Are Kids Becoming the New Couch Potatoes?

In recent years, there has been a rise in childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Polio Resurgence Has Health Officials Worried

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an emergency report detailing the recent spread of wild poliovirus. The statement, released Monday, May 5th, is the result of a two day meeting of the International More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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WHO committee: Polio spread an ‘extraordinary event’ and a public health risk to other States

World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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WHO releases report on antibiotic resistance

NEWS RELEASE 30 APRIL 2014 | GENEVA – A new report by WHO–its first to look at antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance, globally–reveals that this serious threat is no longer a prediction More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Three new MERS coronavirus cases reported from Saudi Arabia, global total now at 149

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified of three more laboratory-confirmed cases of  Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection from Saudi Arabia, according to the latest WHO More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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UNICEF: Deaths in children under five cut in half, 45% linked to undernutrition

The number of deaths in children under-five years of age has dropped nearly in half, according to new data released by multiple United Nations agencies Friday. In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children worldwide More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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WHO to convene emergency committee on MERS next week

In a press conference July 5, WHO health security chief Keiji Fukuda announced the UN agency would go ahead next week and to convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee over the Middle East More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Swine flu: How a mild virus turned the world upside down

How come we’re not inundated with news reports days and night about the horrors of the swine flu pandemic anymore? Could it be that the media and government entities have figured out that the citizens don’t More...


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