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Syria Report - 149 doctors killed in Syria conflict, 469 health workers imprisoned
According to a recent Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organisation (UOSMM) report, 149 doctors have been killed in Syria since March 15, 2011. Six of them were foreign doctors, and 3 female doctors. 
 
   
  Tuberculosis - Targeted roadmap outlines steps to end childhood TB deaths
The deaths of more than 74,000 children from tuberculosis (TB) could be prevented each year through measures outlined in the first ever action plan developed specifically on TB and children. 
   
Nobel Prize - Nobel prize for medicine shared by three scientists for their research into regulation of vesicle traffic in cells
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.  
   
MERS-CoV Update - Third meeting of WHO Emergency Committee says still no need for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern
The third meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director- General under the International Health Regulations (2005) [IHR (2005)] was held by teleconference on Wednesday, 25 September 2013.
   

 Date of upload: 20th Nov 2013
                                  
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