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WHO officially declares China malaria-free

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday officially granted China a malaria-free certification as a token of celebration of the country’s successful elimination of the disease after 70 years of its struggles against malaria. From 30 million malaria cases in the 1940’s, China brought down that …

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One in 100 deaths is by suicide: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | One in a hundred deaths globally can directly be attributed to suicide, the World Health Organization reported on Thursday, arguing that the COVID-19 outbreak has increased factors for suicide worldwide. In 2019, more than 700,000 people died of suicide, one in 100 deaths, which was more …

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Kampala gets COVID-19 vaccine outreach support from bloomberg philanthropies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala has been named among the 18 cities in low- and middle-income countries that qualify for grants targeting COVID-19 vaccines preparedness.  The funding from the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Partnership for Healthy Cities initiative will see Uganda’s Capital city receive up to $50000 funding to support communication awareness needed for …

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