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European policymakers, healthcare workers, and parents must step up their efforts to vaccinate children against measles amid an ongoing outbreak across the continent, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said.
 
 
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will begin conducting Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea, which if found effective, could be the “game-changer to finally end the epidemic” that has affected nearly 24,000 people, mostly in West Africa.
 
 
Three quarters of the world population has no access to proper pain relief treatment, according to a report by the United Nations body charged with overseeing Governments’ compliance with international drug control treaties.
 
 
Cholera spreading in MalawiHumanitarian community must move quickly to halt cholera spread in Malawi
The United Nations children’s agency in Malawi is on high alert for spread of cholera. There are serious concerns that a rapid spread of infection could lead to a larger outbreak that already over-burdened health services may not be able to contain.
 
  
“One billion people15 per cent of the world’s populationare persons with disabilities, and their rights cannot be ignored,” a group of United Nations human rights experts said.
 
 
The United Nations in RNL
 
Gives honor society voice on issues and processes related to improving world health. (open)
 
 
 
STTI awarded NGO status by United Nations (2009)
Designation solidifies honor society’s commitment to U.N.’s mission. (open access)
 
 
 
 
Talk not enough to meet U.N. health goals, says nurse leader
By James E. Mattson
Social determinants, not disease management, are key. (open)
 
  
Tara Hulsey talks with Mary Norton
 
Tara Hulsey talks with Norton in the fifth installment of “The RNL Interviews.”​ (open)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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