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COVID-19: Consequences of ‘chronic under-investment in public health’ laid bare: Tedros

A global chronic under-investment in public health has been exposed by the coronavirus pandemic, which must now lead to a major re-think in how all societies value health, said the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday.

Neglected tropical diseases: Countries endorse new targets to eradicate 20 killers

A bold new blueprint to tackle all neglected tropical diseases has been agreed at the UN health agency’s World Health Assembly, which will involve a radical shift in approach by Member States and non-state actors, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.