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Polio Eradication Efforts in West and Central Africa

In a crucial stride towards combating polio, a vaccination campaign was launched in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. Spearheaded by the World Health Organization (WHO), this multi-country initiative aims to address the prevalent issue of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus and strengthen immunization ..

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World Health Statistics 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented devastation worldwide, leading to millions of lives lost and significant disruptions to global health. In a recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO), the true magnitude of the pandemic’s toll on human lives ..

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WHO Report on Global Trans – Fat Elimination 2022

Trans fats are unsaturated fats. Increased consumption of trans fats leads to heart diseases and bad cholesterol. The World Health Organization recently released a report on “Global Trans – Fat Elimination”. WHO started trans fat elimination in 2018. 2023 was ..

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Punjab Aam Aadmi Clinics

The World Health Organization says that more than 65% of Indians are making out-of-pocket health expenditures. This means, they are paying for their health expenditures from their own pockets. Also, only 17% of the citizens have health insurance. To solve ..

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CERVAVAC: Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The cervix is the lowermost part of the uterus. Tumour in the cervix is generally referred to as cervical cancer. A vaccine to cure cervical cancer was recently launched by the Serum Institute of India. The name of the vaccine ..

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September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day was observed on September 10, 2022. Key Facts The day is observed annually to highlight several ways by which suicide can be prevented. It was first marked on September 10, 2003, as an initiative by the ..

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