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People in need of food in north-east Nigeria doubles to 4.5m

The number of people in need of urgent food assistance in north-eastern Nigeria has doubled to 4.5 million according to the UN World Food Programme or

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Push to eliminate viral hepatitis in Africa by 2030

Efforts are being made by African countries to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

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“Making Every Baby Count” to prevent infant and maternal deaths

Every year, 2.7 million babies die within the first month of life and roughly the same number are stillborn, according to data provided by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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UN Gender Focus: violence against children, child brides and disarmament

Bid to end violence “that affects one billion children per year”

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UN and Africa Special: South Sudan

This week's special programme focus on the political, humanitarian and health crisis facing South Sudan.

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UN Gender Focus: breastfeeding, human trafficking and peacekeeping

50% of children born each year “not being put to the breast soon enough”

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Updated vaccinations protect Olympic travellers and Brazil: WHO

People travelling to the Rio Olympics are being advised by the World Health Organization (WHO) to make sure their routine vaccinations are up to date.

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