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Almost half of HIV infections worldwide undetected

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that nearly half of all people with HIV around the globe do not know they are infected, and called for broader access to at-home testing kits. The UN health agency said that 40 percent of people with the …

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WHO: Zika no longer a world public health emergency

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP |  The World Health Organization on Friday announced in an online press conference that the Zika virus outbreak no longer poses a world public health emergency. “The Zika virus remains a highly significant and long term problem, but it is not any more a public heath …

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WHO: Safe sex for 6 months after visting Zika-hit areas

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The World Health Organization on Tuesday toughened its advice on preventing the spread of Zika, saying anyone returning from areas hit by the virus should practise safe sex for six months afterwards. The updated guidelines mean the UN health body’s recommendations regarding sexual transmission are …

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WHO: Zika will not spread or disrupt Olympics

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | There is a “very low risk” of the Zika virus spreading further internationally as a result of the Olympic Games in Brazil, the World Health Organization’s emergency committee on the disease said Tuesday. The statement came as worry mounted that the mosquito-borne virus, which has …

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WHO: Regional Human Resources Manager

Regional Human Resources Manager Brazzaville, Congo WHO    Closing Date : 2016-06-13 Duty Station : Brazzaville, Congo See all 8 jobs in Brazzaville, Congo Application : Apply for the job The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. TO APPLY (CLICK HERE) …

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WHO: Resource Mobilization Officer

EMERGENCY ROSTER – RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER WHO    Closing Date : 2016-06-10 Duty Station : See all 9 jobs in Application : Apply for the job (CLICK HERE) The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Vacancy Notice No:HQ/16/ROST17 Title: EMERGENCY ROSTER …

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Uganda: Cost of yellow fever

Nobody should be dying of yellow fever because the disease has an extremely effective vaccine. Experts say a single dose of the medicine which has been available for over 70 years can provide 99% protection from the mosquito borne viral infection. But, by May 09, seven people had been confirmed …

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