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Gunmen kill doctor working with WHO in Pakistan

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a doctor working for the World Health Organisation in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Friday, three days after a foreign consultant for the UN agency was......

'Indians most depressed': Govt rubbishes WHO study

The Union health ministry on Thursday rejected media reports which cited a World Health Organisation-sponsored study to claim that Indians were the most depressed in the world. After conducting a......

Mobile phones can increase cancer risk: WHO

Heavy use of mobile phones and other wireless communication devices could possibly cause cancer, the World Health Organisation has said and asked people to use texting and free-hands devices to......

Malaria kills 200,000 people in India every year!

Malaria kills more than 200,000 people in India every year, nearly 13 times higher than a 'misleadingly low' World Health Organisation estimate, a new study has claimed, but the United Nations body......

Govt tries to play down H1N1 threat

With the World Health Organisation declaring that the H1N1(Swine Flu) virus poses a significant threat to India, the government has gone into overdrive trying to prevent the spread of the......

Why malnutrition, not hunger, is the problem in India

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation has worked out the cost of malnutrition to the world economy: about five per cent of its annual gross domestic product, or $3.5......

Health insurance rates across the world

Deutsche Bank has compared the insurance annual premium rates across the globe. The premium is for a basic policy for a local resident between 25-35 years.   Since the definition of a......

Happiest countries in the world

Economic prosperity, health and a strong social support network continue to correspond highly with happiness around the world. The Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development has......

15 countries that drink the most alcohol

Recently, the World Health Organisation released a comprehensive report on the global status of alcohol, in order to help countries combat the harmful use of alcohol and avoid negative health and......

'Killer' tobacco companies that are making billions

The World Health Organisation estimates that tobacco caused 5.4 million deaths in 2004 and 100 million deaths over the course of the 20th century. Similarly, the United States Centers for Disease......

Protesters disrupt FIFA World Cup visit

A small group of protesters demanding more spending on health and education disrupted a visit by FIFA officials to the 2014 World Cup stadium under construction in Cuiaba on Tuesday. Dozens of......

Injured Serena pulls out of Cincinnati Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has pulled out of the Cincinnati Open with a toe injury, tournament organisers said on Wednesday. Williams was due to face Australian 10th seed Samantha......

Foot injury puts Clijsters out of Wimbledon

World number two Kim Clijsters has withdrawn from Wimbledon with a foot injury, organisers of the grasscourt Grand Slam said on Wednesday.\\nClijsters, the current US Open and Australian Open......

Serena pulls out of French Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open because she has not fully recovered from health issues, organisers said on Thursday. "American Serena Williams, who has not......

Never thought of pulling out: Sprint champions

Despite all the bad press that the organisers got regarding health and security issues pertaining to Commonwealth Games, Jamaican 100m sprint champion Lerone Clarke and silver medallist Englishman......
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Q. Dabbawalas tie-up with WHO for malaria, dengue. For what ??
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Vivek Mahajan:  A. The Dabbawalas, the famous food delivery workforce in the metropolis, have joined hands with World Health Organisation to spread awareness about...... more

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MERS death toll climbs to 81 in Saudi Arabia

The MERS death toll has climbed to 81 in Saudi Arabia, which sacked its healthminister, as cases of infection by the coronavirus mount in the... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/mers-death-toll-climbs-to-81-in-saudi-arabia/
Korea ferry founder has a chequered past

By David Chance SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed... ...

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AMSTERDAM: The overseeing the destruction of is considering launching a fact-finding mission on his own initiative to investigate reports of there,... ...

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Jeddah residents jittery over spread of deadly MERS virus

By Angus McDowall JEDDAH (Reuters) - The first paper face masks appeared at check-in before the early morning flight from Saudi Arabia's capital... ...

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NSTDA to team up with MMV on novel antimalarial drug-compound, P218

The National Science and Technology Development Agency, NSTDA's research team announces a future collaboration with Medicines for Malaria Venture... ...

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