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Access to healthcare, polio and road traffic safety among key issues highlighted at 60th WHO EMR annual meeting
The Sixtieth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean was held in the Omani capital Muscat from 27-30 October 2013.
   
Syria Report - Polio outbreak in Syria prompts massive immunization campaign across Middle East
The largest-ever immunization campaign in the Middle East is under way, aiming to vaccinate more than 23 million children under the age of five against polio in Syria and neighbouring countries.
   
MERS-CoV found in camels
The International Health Regulations Emergency Committee held their fourth meeting to discuss the latest developments with MERS-CoV on December 4.
   
WHO Malaria Report 2013 - Global malaria mortality rates down 45%
Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 45% globally and by 49% in Africa, according to the World malaria report 2013 published by the World Health Organization (WHO)
   

 Date of upload: 17th Jan 2014
                                  
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