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WHO advocates right of women, girls to stop new HIV infections

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Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, says the rights of women and girls, and gender equality, must be the focus...
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World AIDS Day: New HIV infections, death not reducing in Africa – WHO

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World Health Organization With 1 million people infected and 440,000 lives lost to AIDS in the African region in 2019, the World Health Organization, WHO,...
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WHO: Coronavirus threatens global progress against malaria

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Gaps in life-saving interventions are undermining efforts to curb malaria, amid fears that the coronavirus pandemic could set back the fight against the disease even...
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Coronavirus: WHO urges greater vigilance in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, especially in Africa,...
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WHO predicts spike in coronavirus cases ahead of Christmas

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The World Health Organisation has predicted a spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of the Christmas and New Year festivities which will witness an increase in...
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WHO: 1 out of 5 coronavirus deaths in Africa linked to diabetes

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The World Health Organisation (WHO), says nearly one in five COVID-19 deaths in Africa is linked with diabetes, according to a study. WHO disclosed this...