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Europe needs to build on “existing systems” to fight Zika Virus

Europe needs to build on “existing systems” to fight Zika and prevent any possible outbreak.

This was the conclusion reached on Friday by disease surveillance and control experts who were attending a three-day meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

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New international project launches to help gather life-saving data

A new project to help gather life-saving data on health trends has been launched, involving 18 countries from around the world.

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Technology doesn’t “repair” people it “enables” them

Technology doesn’t “repair” people it “enables” them; that’s according to Chapal Khasnabis the man leading a new World Health Organization (WHO) initiative to promote what are known as “assistive technologies.”

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“Lot more needs to be done” to boost blood-giving in developing countries

“A lot more needs to be done” to help boost blood donation in many low-income countries, according to the World Health Organization, (WHO).

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One million Syria kids at risk as jabs campaign halts

The lives of “at least” one million Syrian children are at risk from missed vaccinations because of the conflict there, the UN warned Thursday.

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