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Quiz on malaria prevention

Take this quiz to find out who is at risk of getting malaria and how to prevent it.


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Infographics: #VaccinesWork

Infographics on vaccines for World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2017

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Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. It causes mental anguish and impacts on people’s ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks.


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Director-General's speeches

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO speaking at the plenary session of the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly.
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  • Opening remarks at the 60th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs
    13 March 2017 – In her opening remarks, Dr Chan welcomed the prominence given to public health needs and solutions in the outcome document of last year's UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem. She emphasized the importance of programmes for drug users that rely on medication-assisted therapies and the exchange of injection equipment, and look after the special medical needs of drug users, especially when infected with HIV or viral hepatitis.

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