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Mexico to present results of fight against obesity at UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:42

Mexico`s Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico`s efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the UN in compliance with international agreements, officials said.

W African Ebola epidemic `likely to last months`: UN

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:01

The United Nations health agency said it expected the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several months".

Displaced children in South Sudan malnourished: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:02

At least 37 percent of the children in Bentiu of South Sudan are acutely malnourished, media reported Tuesday.

UN calls for greater commitment to tackle AIDS

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 12:51

UN officials warned that despite significant efforts, the AIDS epidemic is far from being totally wiped out and urged more investment and innovation was required to end the global epidemic.

UN to train Delhi doctors

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 20:48

The UN will train doctors and officials of Delhi government`s health department in drugs procurement and medical equipment supply chain management, an official said on Tuesday.

WHO deeply concerned over childhood obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 09:09

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed deep concern over the worldwide increase in childhood obesity.

Maternal health: Despite progress, India has highest number of deaths

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 19:25

Healthcare system in India seems to be improving in the last ten years as far as maternal deaths are concerned. According to a report released by the United Nations (UN), the country has witnessed a decline in maternity mortality rates between 1990 and 2013.

UN attacks biting bugs that spread diseases

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 11:43

Nobody likes mosquitoes, and the World Health Organisation blames them for an array of diseases that kill a million people each year and threaten the health of half the world`s people.

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