WHO Calls For International Action On Refugees’ Health In Europe, Pledges Continued Support

Agence France-Presse: WHO urges European action on migrant health
“The World Health Organization on Monday called for international action to respond to the public health challenges resulting from Europe’s worst migrant crisis in decades, and urged assistance for refugees exhausted from long and perilous journeys…” (9/14).

Xinhua News: WHO session discusses public health response to Europe’s migrant crisis
“…Senior officials attending the meeting called for continued involvement and support from WHO to respond adequately to the growing numbers of refugees arriving in Europe. The organization claims it will continue its support to countries by offering medical supplies, training personnel, and providing information materials…” (9/14).

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