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Latest Articles in World Health Organization

India Sacks Some Foreign-funded Consultants; Health Programmes May Suffer

A shortage of technical experts has for years forced India to turn to the World Health Organization (WHO) and aid groups like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to manage large-scale public health schemes.

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The Zika Virus: An Emergency Management Panel Discussion

The World Health Organization declared the Zika virus and its suspected link to birth defects an international public health emergency, a rare move that signals the seriousness of the outbreak and gives countries new tools to fight it

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Roche Pulls Out Of "Superbug" Antibiotic Project

Roche had agreed in 2013 to pay privately held partner Polyphor up to 500 million Swiss francs ($485.3 million) for rights to the product, marking a rare foray by a major pharmaceuticals company into the battle against superbug infections in hospitals

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