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WHO: get ready for plain packaging on tobacco

Plain packaging of tobacco products saves lives by reducing demand, and more governments should follow the lead taken by Australia by adopting the measure, UN health experts say.

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Panama’s First Lady: Empowering girls is key to beating HIV

Ending the HIV and AIDS epidemic will not be possible without doing more to prevent the world’s 1.8 billion teenagers from being exposed to the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) believes.

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UN Gender Focus: FGM, women's health and LGBTI gala

New guidelines to improve care for FGM survivors

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New guidelines to improve care for FGM survivors

New guidelines on the management of health complications from Female Genital Mutilation or FGM have been released by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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UN Gender Focus: wartime sexual violence, indigenous peoples and refugee mothers

Sexual violence in conflict crimes “so bad” in South Sudan

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