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World Hearing Day, 3 March

Interventions to address hearing loss are available and are cost-effective.


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Rehabilitation: Key for health in the 21st century

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Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO speaking at the plenary session of the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly.
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  • Grand challenges for the next decade in global health policy and programmes
    8 February 2017 – In her address to the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health, Dr Margaret Chan described grand challenges that will shape the future of global health. She stressed the contribution that health can make to greater social equality, especially when countries move their health systems towards universal health coverage. In these uncertain times, she called on health agencies and initiatives to demonstrate impeccable integrity, firmly grounded in facts and evidence.


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