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E.g., 06/24/2018
Un article de ONUSIDA
February 1, 2016 - Dès la fin des années 1990, le gouvernement thaïlandais avait commencé à proposer des médicaments antirétroviraux gratuits à plusieurs milliers de personnes. Apiwat Kwangkaew, actuel Vice-président du Réseau thaïlandais des...
An article from UNAIDS
February 1, 2016 - In the late 1990s, the Thai Government started offering free antiretroviral medicines to several thousand people. Apiwat Kwangkaew, currently Vice-Chair of the Thai Network for People Living with HIV, was one of the lucky ones...
An article from Reuters
February 1, 2016 - Uganda dispatched a team of more than 370 health workers to the northern part of the country on Monday where a malaria epidemic ravaging the region since July has killed about 658 people.   Uganda reported an unusual outbreak of...
An article from the WHO
January 29, 2016 - On 24 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Thailand notified WHO of 1 laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. This is the country’s second case of MERS-CoV...
An article from Reuters
January 29, 2016 - Companies and scientists are racing to create a Zika vaccine as concern grows over the mosquito-borne virus that has been linked to severe birth defects and is spreading quickly through the Americas.   Zika is now present in 23...
An article from the Lancet
January 29, 2016 - A devastating report on the UK's lessons from Ebola was published this week by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee. Much of the blame for the world's lacklustre response to Ebola has been laid at the door of...
An article from AllAfrica
January 28, 2016 - Infectious animal-borne disease threats such as Ebola and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are here to stay, and further painful outbreaks are likely to flare up or new disease threats will definitely...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
January 28, 2016 - The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee in Geneva on Monday to discuss the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which the organization’s head said is spreading “explosively” and which many doctors and health...
An article from the WHO
January 26, 2016 - Between 27 December 2015 and 13 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 4 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.   Details of the...
An article from Reuters
January 25, 2016 - The Global Fund, a partnership that sends HIV drugs to poor countries, says it plans to send an advance supply of antiretroviral therapy to Uganda, after the East African country ran out three months before the end of last year...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
January 22, 2016 - The world may well see its last case of polio in 2016, Bill and Melinda Gates said Friday, an event that would start a countdown toward the official eradication of the highly contagious and crippling disease.   “It’s possible...
An article from Reuters
January 20, 2016 - The Gavi global alliance for vaccines and immunization group signed a $5 million advance purchase commitment on Wednesday to buy a vaccine being developed by Merck to protect against future outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus...
An article from AllAfrica
January 20, 2016 - Beginning Saturday, the Ministry of Health will immunise children below five years against the polio virus using the oral polio vaccine.   According to the Permanent Secretary, Dr Asuman Lukwago, the vaccination campaign will...
An article from AllAfrica
January 19, 2016 - The warning by the World Health Organisation (WHO) over the apparently unstoppable spread of cholera in Tanzania should act as a wake-up call for health authorities to spring into action. For more than four months now, the...
An article from NPR
January 19, 2016 - Last Thursday, the World Health Organization declared the end to two horrific years of the West African Ebola epidemic.   Later on the same day, the Ministry of Health in Sierra Leone announced that a patient with Ebola died in...
An article from AllAfrica
January 18, 2016 - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that efforts to contain cholera, which has killed over 200 people in Tanzania since last August, may not bear fruit soon unless there is a major overhaul of sanitation systems.  ...
An article from the New York Times
January 17, 2016 - Two days before delivering his last State of the Union address, President Obama called one of his top advisers into the Oval Office and said he had decided to add a major pledge to the speech that his team had neither discussed...
An article from AllAfrica
January 16, 2016 - The global supply of oral cholera vaccines (OCV) is set to double this year after the World Health Organisation approved a third producer, helping to address global shortages and expand access in more countries.   The vaccine...
An article from Reuters
January 15, 2016 - A woman who died of Ebola this week in Sierra Leone potentially exposed dozens of other people to the disease, according to an aid agency report on Friday, raising the risk of more cases just as the deadliest outbreak on record...
An article from Sourth China Morning Post
January 15, 2016 - The number of dengue cases in Thailand is expected to spike this year, a researcher said, as experts from across Asia met to discuss introduction of the first ever dengue vaccine to control and prevent the disease.   Dengue –...

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