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2015-03-17
Overview South‐South collaboration is playing an increasingly central role in global development, and cooperation on health is fundamental to the strategic relationship between China and Africa. The 5th International Roundtable on China‐Africa Health Collaboration will be an important forum to explore enhanced...
2015-03-14
2015 Queenstown Molecular Biology Meetings in Shanghai Drug discovery and technological frontiers & The 7th National Forum on New Technologies in Drug Discovery & The 4th Meeting of Chinese Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation Information After the successful launching of the 1st Queenstown Molecular Biology (Shanghai)...
2015-03-14
The GMS is developing at an exponential rate. With a rapidly growing population that is becoming increasingly mobile, the region is facing multitudinous challenges in the control of communicable diseases both within and across its borders. Indeed, the number of people from the East Asia and Pacific region living outside their countries of origin...
2015-03-13
In the past 6 decades, NIPD has established extensive partnership with national and international research institutions, actively participated in global health in 3 aspects: such as being embodied in the education training activities, undertaking international cooperation projects, and establishing international partnerships with institutions from...
2014-04-02
Two years ago, the global community convened in London to hold the most significant international meeting on NTDs in history. The event galvanized major commitments from a diverse set of partners to eliminate or control 10 NTDs by 2020 – these commitments are now known as the London Declaration. On April 2, the Uniting to Combat Neglected...
2014-03-31
16-18 June 2014 Shanghai I. Background With the accomplishment of the First Forum on Surveillance Response System Leading to Tropical Diseases Elimination in June 2012, the participants at the meeting expressed high appreciation for China's great achievements in the prevention and control of...
2014-03-30
On the tropical, volcanic island of Tanna, in the southernmost province of the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu, the people proudly guard their traditional tribal lifestyle, resisting modern inventions and influences. Until July 2013, however, this idyllic setting was marred by a highly contagious disease that, in many communities, infected...
2014-03-30
Place: FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy Date: 19–21 November 2014 The aim of ICN2 is to create consensus on how to address major nutrition challenges—including undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and overweight—with a view to achieving the global nutrition targets by 2025 set by the World Health Assembly. Key goals A key...
2014-03-30
More than 2500 people have been injured in the ongoing crisis in South Sudan. WHO is working with partners on the ground to ensure they get the medical care and supplies they need. As leader of the humanitarian health cluster, WHO supports the evacuation of wounded patients to hospitals where specialist care is...
2014-03-30
Psychological first aid in emergencies, a WHO-recommended approach, is helping children who are suffering after the crisis. In many places affected by Typhoon Haiyan, children are returning to their schools to seek normalcy and comfort. Eleven-year-old Marie Catherina Al Gado Jangson walks out...

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