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More than 900 000 lives saved by protecting people living with HIV from TB

Friday, March 2nd, 2012 | Permalink

2 March 2012 — An estimated 910 000 lives were saved globally over six years by improving collaboration between TB and HIV services. In light of the experiences gained over the last six years, WHO is today launching an updated global policy to accelerate coordinated public health interventions to further reduce deaths from this dangerous combination of diseases.

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More than 900 000 lives saved by protecting people living with HIV from TB

Fundanoodle by Carolina Pad Review and Giveaway

Thursday, March 1st, 2012 | Permalink

… (you can purchase them through carolinapadstore.com). Be sure to swing over to the Fundanoodle Blog and learn teaching tips, visit the Fundanoodle Facebook page, and follow @Fundanoodle on Twitter!

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Executive Board appoints the Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 | Permalink

17 January 2012 — Dr Ala Alwan will take up his appointment as the Regional Director of WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO/EMRO) for a five-year term starting on 1 February 2012.

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WHO recognizes progress of Gulf States for adopting regional strategy to address noncommunicable diseases

Friday, January 6th, 2012 | Permalink

6 January 2012 — Six Gulf States detail how they plan to tackle noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) during the coming years. The regional strategy by Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates lays out details on setting targets and measuring results, advancing multisectoral action, and strengthening national capacity to combat NCDs.

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WHO recognizes progress of Gulf States for adopting regional strategy to address noncommunicable diseases

WHO concerned that new H5N1 influenza research could undermine the 2011 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework

Friday, December 30th, 2011 | Permalink

30 December 2011 — WHO takes note that studies undertaken by several institutions on whether changes in the H5N1 influenza virus can make it more transmissible between humans have raised concern about the possible risks and misuses associated with this research. WHO is also deeply concerned about the potential negative consequences. However, WHO also notes that studies conducted under appropriate conditions must continue to take place so that critical scientific knowledge needed to reduce the risks posed by the H5N1 virus continues to increase.

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WHO concerned that new H5N1 influenza research could undermine the 2011 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework