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WHO Urges Southeast Asia Region To Strengthen Efforts To Eliminate Cervical Cancer

WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia: Accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical cancer: WHO”World Health Organization urged countries in its South-East Asia Region to accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030. ‘Countries need to expand vaccination, screening, detection, and treatment services for everyone, everywhere to address the growing problem of…

CSIS Research Fellow Discusses Importance Of Prioritizing Nutrition In Food Innovations

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Lab to Fork: A Lost Opportunity for Global Nutrition Amy Beaudreault, research fellow with the Global Food Security Project and Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, discusses the importance of prioritizing nutrition in food innovations. Beaudreault writes, “The world needs much more than plant-based…

WHO Strategy Aims To Halve Number Of Deaths, Disabilities Due To Snakebites

World Health Organization: Snakebite: WHO targets 50% reduction in deaths and disabilities “WHO [on Monday] released further details of its strategy to prevent and control snakebite envenoming, a neglected tropical disease that affects 1.8-2.7 million people each year, claiming 81,000-138,000 lives and causing 400,000 cases of permanent disability. The aim…

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