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Congo Is In The Midst Of The Worst Ebola Outbreak In Its History, Officials Say
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, AP
The virus has killed more than 190 people in the country since the outbreak was declared in August.
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5 Micronutrients That Are Essential For A Child’s Overall Health & Well-Being
By RYOT Studio
Micronutrients — which consist of vitamins and minerals — are essential for “development, disease prevention and the overall
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Money Hindered the Ebola Response
Many are to blame for the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa but public health institutions reliance on private funding was key factor to the spread of the outbreak.
What's driving the worldwide obesity epidemic?
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Has the take-up of globalisation had an impact on obesity? Lisa Oberländer Anne-Célia Disdier, Fabrice Etilé, Author provided
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WHO Declares End Of International Zika Emergency
By Stephanie Nebehay and Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters
Still, the virus remains a threat.
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We Need To Redouble Our Efforts To End TB
Congressman Eliot Engel
U.S. Representative for New York's 16th Congressional District
As a co-chair of the House TB Elimination Caucus, I remain committed to wiping out TB for good.
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I Lost Two Years Of My Life To TB. When Will The World Start Taking This Disease Seriously?
Pakistani-American financial consultant from New York and MDR-...
We can end TB once and for all. It’s just a matter of world leaders making it a priority.
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1.8 Million People Died From TB – It’s Time To Turn The Tide
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD
, Guest Writer
UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Tuberculosis
It is ironic that of the three major infectious diseases, the one that has a cure is the one left behind.
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Two Women, One Drug: A Failure Of Compassion In The Global Response To Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Jennifer Furin, MD., PhD
Lecturer at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Global...
Fatima and Asa are the human beings behind the devastating TB statistics.
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We Cannot Deny It Anymore. TB Is The New Global Health Emergency
Dr. Lucica Ditiu
Executive Secretary, Stop TB Partnership
In order to end TB, we need to fight a full-fledged war.
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Why Is Multidrug-Resistant TB A Health Security Threat?
Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez
Dr. Mario Raviglione
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD
Tuberculosis is a public health crisis.
Susan B. Winston
Psychotherapist, TV Producer
Where in the world was kale when I was growing up? I don't think I even heard of it until a few years ago. Now one cannot escape it - in salads, of course, but in beverages, desserts, fried, baked.
7 Reasons To Share Our Brelfies
The practice has been dubbed by many as a "social media trend," but whatever the label, the name or the assumption, one thing is certain: Brelfies carry the potential for much-needed positive change...
Universal Breast-Feeding Goals Blocked By Industry, UN Report Says
Dulcie Leimbach is the editor of PassBlue and a fellow at the ...
Although more countries have been passing laws to promote and to protect breast-feeding, the breast-milk substitutes industry continues to present a formidable challenge to achieving universal breast-feeding goals, a new report by United Nations agencies and a large advocacy group reveals.
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WHO Emergency Panel To Meet In June On Zika And Olympics
By Stephanie Nebehay and Bill Berkrot, Reuters
The organization will assess the risk of holding the Olympics in Rio.
Ebola, Zika and the Weakness of the Global Health Regime
Managing Director of Risk Cooperative / Co-author of "Global R...
World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get Ready for Plain Packaging
Dr. Margaret Chan
Director-General at the World Health Organization
While plain packaging represents a power tool for tobacco control, it also builds upon other measures that governments have at their disposal to curb tobacco use. It is recommended that plain packaging be used as part of a comprehensive multisectoral approach to tobacco control.
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Malaria Deaths Rising In Angola As Health Crisis Spreads
"This new malaria outbreak has devastated the entire country."
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