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26.05.2017 Seventieth World Health Assembly update, 26 May 2017

World Health Assembly focused on implementation of the International Health Regulations, and improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

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25.05.2017 Seventieth World Health Assembly update, 25 May

The World Health Assembly today made decisions relating to polio, the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework, and the health workforce. Delegates paid tribute to ongoing efforts to end polio transmission in the last three endemic countries - Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. They expressed c...

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24.05.2017 Drawing together the findings of major workplace surveys

25/05/2017Drawing together the findings of major workplace surveysThe joint analysis report covers three major European surveys and provides an in-depth picture of how safety and health is managed in Europe’s workplaces. This comprehensive overview combines the perspectives of establishments -on ...

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24.05.2017 Draft report - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1101/89, Regulations (EC) No 2888/2000 and (EC) No 685/2001 - PE 604.644v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1101/89, Regulations (EC) No 2888/2000 and (EC) No 685/2001Committee on Transport and TourismKarima Delli Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

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24.05.2017 Seventieth World Health Assembly update

WHA approved the Organization’s proposed programme budget of US$ 4421.5 million for the biennium

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24.05.2017 Seventieth World Health Assembly update, 24 May

WHA approved the Organization’s proposed programme budget of US$ 4421.5 million for the biennium

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23.05.2017 World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

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22.05.2017 Seventieth World Health Assembly opens in Geneva

In her final opening address to the World Health Assembly as Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan offered some advice to delegates "as you continue to shape the future of this Organization".

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21.05.2017 WHO travel to support programme work

Travel is an essential aspect of WHO’s global health work-- convening experts for collective decision-making on health interventions or traveling experts anywhere in the world that requires technical assistance for global health.

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18.05.2017 Major research funders and international NGOs to implement WHO standards on reporting clinical trial results

Some of the world's largest funders of medical research and international non-governmental organizations today agreed on new standards that will require all clinical trials they fund or support to be registered and the results disclosed publicly.

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