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WHO issues travel alert for Zika Virus
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WHO issues travel alert for Zika Virus

Geneva: WHO issued a travel alert in press release for the people and advised to stay informed about Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases and consult their local health or travel authorities if they are concerned. Based on available evidence, WHO is not recommending any travel or trade restrictions related to Zika virus disease. Countries…

WHO urges smoke-free movies
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WHO urges smoke-free movies

MN Monitoring Desk Two United Nations agencies-the UN world Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments to rate movies that portray tobacco use in a bid to prevent children and adolescents from starting to smoke cigarettes and use other forms of tobacco. Movies showing use of tobacco products have enticed millions of young people worldwide…

WHO issues statement after the first emergency meeting on the Zika Virus
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WHO issues statement after the first emergency meeting on the Zika Virus

Geneva: WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan’s statement on the first meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations. The Emergency Committee was convened under the International Health Regulations, to gather advice on the severity of the health threat associated with the continuing…

The Zika virus is “is now spreading explosively”
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The Zika virus is “is now spreading explosively”

New York: The Zika virus is “is now spreading explosively” in the Americas, the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday, with another official estimating between 3 million to 4 million infections in the region over a 12-month period. “The level of concern is high, as is the level of uncertainty,” Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO’s…

Arab Health Week at Dubai World Trade Centre – Improved patient care & services recorded at DHC
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Arab Health Week at Dubai World Trade Centre – Improved patient care & services recorded at DHC

By Mariecar Jara-Puyod Dubai: Improved patient care and services were recorded at the Dubai Healthcare City (DHC) for 2015, even as the world’s largest free zone dedicated to health and wellness diversified its plans. The DHC has begun negotiations with business partners for an integrated community which includes a private school that offers multi-lingual education…

CPSP gets Socrates Award
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CPSP gets Socrates Award

By Our Staff Reporter Lahore: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has been awarded `Socrates Award 2015’ by  the European Assembly for its contribution to science, technology and medical education. The award was received by CPSP president Prof Zafarullah Chaudhry at a ceremony held in the United Kingdom. CPSP senior vice president Prof Khalid…

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