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World Health Assembly - Public health challenges ‘growing in complexity’
World Health Assembly The 67th World Health Assembly wrapped up its 5-day session in Geneva on 24 May, after adopting more than 20 resolutions on public health issues of global importance. Middle East Health reports. 
   
World Health Statistics 2014 - Latest World Health stats show large gains in life expectancy
Latest World Health stats show large gains in life expectancy People everywhere are living longer, according to the World Health Statistics 2014 published in May by the World Health Organization (WHO).
   
Innovation - One small kick at World Cup is one large step for paraplegics
One small kick at World Cup is one large step for paraplegics Juliano Pinto, a 29-year-old Brazilian who is paralyzed from the waist down, kicked the first ball of the 2014 World Cup football championship at the Opening Ceremony on 12 June in Sao Paul Brazil using a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton.
   
Overweight & Obesity - New data analysis shows troubling rise in obesity across the MENA region
According to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries released May 29 this year, more than 58% of men and more than 65% of women across the Middle East and North Africa were found to be either overweight or obese in 2013. Middle East Health reports.
   
  International Health Regulations - Polio declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern
Polio declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern At a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on 28 and 29 April to discuss the international spread of polio virus...
   

 Date of upload: 14th July 2014
                                  
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