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Swine flu unstoppable, says WHO chief

World Health Organisation head Margaret Chan has warned a forum in Mexico that the swine flu virus worldwide is now unstoppable.The WHO says most H1N1 cases are mild, with many people recovering......

UN declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to peace and security'

Volunteer Ruth Atkins receives an injection of the Ebola vaccine, at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, southern England. Photographs:......

More than 1 million affected by Ebola outbreak: WHO

With more than one million people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organisation has warned that there is "no early end in sight" to the severe health crisis......

One-fifth of under-five deaths worldwide occur in India: UN

India alone accounts for more than one-fifth of deaths worldwide of children under the age of five, according to a new UN report released today, which said nearly 6.6 million kids died globally,......

Ban Ki-moon briefs UNGA on India visit

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon emphasised India's growing role in the 21st century and how the world will benefit from its emergence on the global stage during his trip to the country......

Bill Gates praises Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was showered with praise by Bill Gates for an impressive performance of rapid vaccination for children in his state, with the philanthropist saying that 'people......

How effective are pictorial warnings?

Pictorial warning on tobacco products may take time to come into effect but experts differ its effectiveness in actually dissuading smokers."Showing great results in 22 countries of the world,......

UN calls flu vaccine makers' meet on May 19

With concerns mounting over the spread of the H1N1 virus, the UN has called a meeting of heads of companies making influenza vaccines on May 19, in a bid to coordinate efforts to fight it and......

Chan hits back at WHO critics

The head of the World Health Organisation hit back at critics who have accused it of over-reaction to the swine flu crisis, warning it may return "with a vengeance" in the months ahead.In her first......

Five Indians among 40 influential pharma faces

London-based SPG Media, publishers of the annual World Pharmaceutical Frontiers survey, has included five Indians among the top 40 influential people in the global pharmaceutical industry in 2008.......
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Ebola response panel studying ways to enforce compliance with key...

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) A special United Nations international panel reviewing the role of existing international health regulations in the... ...

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WHO to Study Use of Sanctions to Punish Countries as Part of Global Epidemic Response

There are hopes that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could be declared over by the end of the year. Following widespread failures in the response... ...

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Ebola aftermath is 'best chance' to transform future epidemic res...

New York, Aug 25 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that infectious diseases have become "a much larger... ...

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At Security Council, top UN health officials spotlight role of em...

New York, Aug 14 (IBNS) The deadly Ebola outbreak which ravaged West Africa for more than a year has demonstrated the increasing importance of... ...

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Could this vaccine mark the end of Ebola?

The vaccine, VSV-EBOV, developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada, is highly effective against Ebola, shows the results of an interim... ...

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