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State of Health

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Tuesday called for greater efforts on the part of its Member States to ensure universal health coverage, and designated 12 December as International Universal Health Coverage Day.

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Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Dec 12 (JEN)  The Government of Bangladesh, with the support of UNICEF, the World Health Organization and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, Tuesday launch ...

UN health agency launches first global monitoring system for dementia

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency on Thursday launched the first global monitoring system for dementia, which is expected to affect 152 million people ...

One in 10 medicines in developing countries substandard or falsified – UN health agency

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): Substandard or fake medicines that fail to prevent and cure disease – and could even cause death – are becoming more and more prevalent, ...

Malaria response at ‘crossroads,’ risks backward slide – UN

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): The importance of regional organizations grows with every decade that passes as they are essential to face the difficult challenges that threaten the ...

Yemen’s Sana’a airport opens after blockade; UNICEF says vaccine delivery ‘cannot be a one-off’

New York, Nov 28(Just Earth News): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday warned that more than 11 million Yemeni children – almost every single Yemeni boy a ...

Adopt a ‘common line,’ UN negotiator appeals to Syrian opposition

New York, Nov 23(Just Earth News): Syrian opposition groups meeting in Saudi Arabia should do all they can to unify ahead of a fresh round of United Nations-facilitated talks in Geneva ...

UN agency gravely concerned by lack of medical services in Syria’s eastern Ghouta

New York, Nov 23(Just Earth News): Despite escalating violence and increasing humanitarian needs, life-saving medicines, medical equipment, and surgical supplies are being prevented fr ...

UN-led ministerial conference in Moscow agrees universal commitment to end tuberculosis

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): On Friday, 75 ministers announced a landmark agreement to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030 at the conclusion of a World Health Org ...

Road safety ‘morally, economically sound investment,’ UN envoy tells global forum

New York, Nov 14(Just Earth News): Calling for greater efforts to reduce road traffic deaths worldwide, the United Nations envoy for road safety on Monday stressed that a proposed UN f ...