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Depression: Let's talk

For World Health Day 2017, WHO has developed a set of posters on depression for use in campaign activities. Each poster depicts a conversation between two people about depression.


Violence against women: Strengthening the health system response

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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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  • Opening remarks at the Emergency medical teams global meeting
    28 November 2016 – Dr Chan, during the opening remarks at an Emergency Medical Teams global meeting in Hong Kong, praised the international system of qualification, classification and registration of emergency medical teams as an essential part of capacity building and preparedness for emergency response.


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