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Five dead, dozens quarantined as virus fears...

Nipah was first identified in Malaysia in 1998. It spread to Singapore and more than 100 people were killed in both places.

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WHO urges governments on Hepatitis C offensive...

Only about three million people from an estimated 71 million Hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers, received the treatment they needed, says the UN health body....

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UNICEF, WHO issue new guidelines on breastfeeding...

Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820,000 children under age 5 annually

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Community health workers key to enabling...

Countries in sub-saharan Africa still face a huge shortage of health workers

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Ugandan schools exposed to tobacco products-...

Uganda recently passed a Tobacco control Law prohibiting smoking in public places.

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Neglected tropical diseases to be eliminated...

Uganda has made 80% progress in elimination of neglected tropical diseases which include liver blindness, brihazia, trachoma and onchocerciasis that are...

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year – WHO

"Tobacco exacerbates poverty, reduces economic productivity, contributes to poor household food choices, and pollutes indoor air."

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental...

Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental...

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Reform on the menu as WHO votes for new chief...

Chan steps down on June 30 after a decade

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Ebola outbreak declared in northeast DR Congo...

The last Ebola outbreak in Congo in 2014 was quickly contained and killed 49 people according to official figures.

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Hollywood star joins ‘Save Murchison...

“Don’t say that. When I heard in whispers that the majestic falls are to go away I was in tears. But why? That will be a tragedy..."