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WHO calls on governments to cut infant mortality to 10 per 1,000 live births


The World Health Organization (WHO) urged governments around the world, on Tuesday, to improve the measures to help cut neonatal mortality rates to 10, or fewer, newborn deaths per 1,000 live births.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sierra Leone defends its record on Ebola outbreak

In this file photo taken on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, people protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf  visit's the area after Ebola death's in Monrovia, Liberia. A senior official for Doctors Without Borders says the Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is “totally out of control” and that the medical group is stretched to the limit in its capacity to respond. Bart Janssens, the director of operations for the group in Brussels, said Friday, June 20, 2014, that international organizations and the governments involved need to send in more health experts and to increase the public education messages about how to stop the spread of the disease. AP

Sierra Leone says it is dismayed by allegations that it is not doing enough to combat the Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

West Africa’s Ebola death toll rises to 337

In this file photo provide byMedecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders), taken on Friday, March 28, 2014, healthcare workers from the organization, prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea. AP

The World Health Organization says Ebola is continuing to spread in three West African countries and the death toll in the outbreak has risen to more than 330.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Valenzuela opens new, improved health centers


Valenzuela residents can now expect consistent health-care services when they drop by the city’s health centers which are compliant with standards set by the Department of Health (DOH) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

WHO: 80% of world population now polio-free


Eighty percent of the world’s population is now polio-free, the World Health Organization said.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »