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Cuba, WHO to cooperate on generic drugs

March 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 31 (IANS) Cuba and the World Health Organization have signed an agreement for technology transfer and production of generic drugs.Health Minister Roberto Morales and visiting WHO Director General ... Read more...

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Virus may infect America, warns health group

March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An international agency working to improve health and living standards among the countries in the Americas has warned about the risk of the introduction of mosquito-borne ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera deaths top 1,500

November 26th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 26 (IANS) An estimated 1,523 people have died of cholera and the epidemic could last for years in Haiti, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has said.According to the ... Read more...

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Cholera Claims 196 Lives In Haiti, Death Toll May Rise

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti hospitals are presently treating around 2,634 cases of cholera and recent survey by Pan-American Health Organization reported that the number of cholera cases are ... Read more...

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Mexico ends swine flu alert after 14 months

June 30th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 30 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government has announced the end of the health alert for swine flu after 14 months in which 1,289 people died in this country and 72,000 ... Read more...

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No health risk from Haiti dead bodies, says WHO

January 20th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 20 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that bodies piling up in quake-hit Haiti pose a negligible infection risk to the public and do not need to be ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ feared killed in Haiti quake (Lead)

January 14th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval has said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au-Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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Cuba seeks help to buy swine flu vaccine

October 6th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 6 (EFE) Cuba has asked the World Health Organization and the Pan American Health Organization for help in acquiring a new vaccine against swine flu, a minister said. Luis Estruch, deputy ... Read more...

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World “very very close” to swine flu pandemic: WHO

June 10th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): The soaring rise in the swine flu cases in Australia has moved the world "very very close" to a pandemic, the World Health Organization has said.So far, 1224 ... Read more...

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