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World Health Assembly - The future of public health
In May the 64th World Health Assembly, with more than 2,700 delegates, including Health Ministers and senior health officials from 192 World Health Organization (WHO) Member States, nongovernment organisations, civil society groups and other observers met to work through abroad agenda.   
Tobacco control treaty successful, but challenges remain
World No Tobacco Day was marked on 31 May. On this day the WHO celebrates the successes of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in the fight against the epidemic of tobacco use.
  One billion people with disabilities –WHO urges governments to act
A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Bank reveals new global estimates that more than one billion people experience some form of disability.
AIDS Report - 30 years of AIDS and the way forward
Michel Sidibé, executive director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and Under Secretary General of the United Nations, looks back at the last 30 years of AIDS, “so that we can shape the future of the response”. 
Brazil poised to enter world stage for medical device manufacturing
The land of football and the samba rhythm is now well poised to enter the prestigious group of top 10 exporters of medical devices and equipment in the world.

ate of upload: 15th Aug 2011

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