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Mahmoud Fikri appointed as Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Tue, 2017-01-24 06:15
WHO's Executive Board, currently holding its 140th session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Mahmoud Fikri, from United Arab Emirates (UAE) as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO), following his nomination by the Regional Committee for EMRO in October last year.

Mahmoud Fikri appointed as Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Tue, 2017-01-24 06:15
WHO's Executive Board, currently holding its 140th session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Mahmoud Fikri, from United Arab Emirates (UAE) as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO), following his nomination by the Regional Committee for EMRO in October last year.

Joint Statement on Syria

Mon, 2017-01-16 03:45
DAVOS, Switzerland – While efforts to fully implement a ceasefire in Syria continue, we again appeal for immediate, unconditional, and safe access to reach the children and families who are still cut off from humanitarian aid across the country.

Joint Statement on Syria

Mon, 2017-01-16 03:45
DAVOS, Switzerland – While efforts to fully implement a ceasefire in Syria continue, we again appeal for immediate, unconditional, and safe access to reach the children and families who are still cut off from humanitarian aid across the country.

Health care a casualty of 6 years of war in Syria

Sun, 2017-01-15 08:00
This week the conflict in Syria enters its seventh year. Over the past 6 years access to health services for the civilian population in the country has seriously deteriorated.

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives

Tue, 2017-01-10 05:00
Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America.

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives

Tue, 2017-01-10 05:00
Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America.

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