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ECOWATCH: Climate Change Bigger Health Emergency Than Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Health Crisis, Climate Change, Health, ECOWATCH, British Medical Journal, UN, World Health Organization, world health emergency )

Brian
- 78 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on..."
UN Warns Of Rapidly Unfolding Health Disaster In Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza, UN, health crisis, Operation Protective Edge, facilities on verge of collapse, bombed hospitals, clinics, school, infrastructure, crisis )

Dandelion
- 139 days ago - un.org
Weeks of war has left medical services and facilities in the Gaza Strip "on the verge of collapse," according to UN officials in the region who warned that a health disaster of widespread proportions is rapidly unfolding as the conflict grinds on.
UN Report: Global Treatment of Drug Addicts Costs $250 Billion
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, treatment, drugs, UN, drug additcion, world )

Cal
- 905 days ago - alternet.org
This Tuesday, the U.N. Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported that global treatment for drug abusers would cost about $250 billion a year, if all individuals in need of help received it.
UN Chief Ban Calls World Leaders to End Aids By 2020
Health & Wellness  (tags: UN, UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, Aids, disease )

Anna
- 1290 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for global action to end the Aids disease by 2020."That is our goal - zero new infections, zero stigma and zero Aids-related deaths," Mr Ban said at a UN summit on Aids in New York.
UN Puts Off Destroying Last Smallpox Viruses
Health & Wellness  (tags: UN, Health, Smallpax, viruses )

Anna
- 1305 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Health ministers from around the world agreed Tuesday to put off setting a deadline to destroy the last known stockpiles of the smallpox virus for three more years, rejecting a U.S. plan that had called for a five-year delay.
Global Fund Announces New Anti-Corruption Measures
Health & Wellness  (tags: Global Health Fund, Health, UN, anti corruption )

Anna
- 1414 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A $21.7 billion global health fund and the U.N.'s main development arm launched new anti-corruption measures Friday in the wake of intense scrutiny from donors and stories by The Associated Press detailing fraud in their grants.
Despite Dramatic Gains, No Room for Complacency in War on Malaria, Ban Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, warning, risks, malaria, UN, WHO, intervention, prevention )

Naoko
- 1698 days ago - un.org
25 April 2010 - Although a massive increase in funding allowes a "dramatic expansion" in the war against malaria, which kills nearly 1 million people a year and puts 3.3 billion others, half the world's population, at risk, vigilance must be the order of
'Date-Rape Drugs' Are on the Rise, UN Warns
Health & Wellness  (tags: Date-rape, drugs, health, UN, research )

Sophie
- 1760 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
So-called date-rape drugs are on the rise, according to the United Nations drug control agency's annual report,
UN Plots Chernobyl Zone Recovery
Health & Wellness  (tags: chernobyl, nuclear, health, alert, risks, recovery, emergency, UN )

Klarabell
- 2581 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The UN has said the "emergency phase" is over in the areas affected by the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine in 1986.
   

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