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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…

UNFPA Warns Half Of Reproductive Health Clinics In Yemen To Close This Month Unless More Funding Received; U.N. Health Agencies Begin Diphtheria Vaccination Campaign In War-Torn Nation

Associated Press: U.N. launches diphtheria vaccination campaign for Yemeni kids”The United Nations agencies for health and children have launched a diphtheria vaccination campaign in war-torn Yemen targeting over 2.8 million children between the ages of six weeks and 15 years…” (9/5).¬†Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.N. says women and babies at risk…

WHO Welcomes Facebook’s Pledge To Direct Users To Accurate Vaccine Information

U.N. News: U.N. health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral”The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums. Following months…

Foreign Policy Examines Shrinking Influence Of U.S. At U.N.

Foreign Policy: Senior Officials Concede Loss of U.S. Clout as Trump Prepares For U.N. Summit”On the eve of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, two top State Department officials voiced alarm about America’s loss of diplomatic influence as China mounts an ambitious effort to fill the…

WHO DG Releases Statement About Efforts By WHO, Facebook To Address Vaccine Misinformation

WHO: Vaccine Misinformation: Statement by WHO Director-General on Facebook and InstagramWHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus released a statement about efforts by WHO and Facebook to address vaccine misinformation. He writes, “The World Health Organization welcomes the commitment by Facebook to ensure that users find facts about vaccines across Instagram, Facebook…