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UN must lead global battle against counterfeit medicines, Congo tells General Assembly

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): The Republic of Congo on Thursday called for a United Nations-wide global battle against the proliferation of counterfeit and sub-standard medicines, warn ...

Medicines should help, not harm, says UN health agency launching global patient safety 'challenge'

New York, Mar 30 (Just Earth News): Medicines should help, not harm, says UN health agency launching new global patient safety 'challenge'

UN announces interagency group to coordinate global fight against antimicrobial resistance

New York, Mar 17 (Just Earth News): The United Nations on Thursday announced the establishment of an Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, which will be co-chaired by D ...

At global UN consultation, health leaders underline need for action on migrant health

New York, Feb 24 (Just Earth News): Against the backdrop of health systems struggling to adapt to the growing needs of migrants around the world, health leaders from over forty countries, me ...

‘Massive scale-up’ needed if global targets on tuberculosis are to be met – top UN health official

New York, Oct 14 (Just Earth News): Highlighting “considerable” inequalities among countries when it comes to enabling people with tuberculosis to access cost-effective diagnosis ...

Improved UN database spotlights huge global disparities in access to cancer care

New York, Sept 28 (Just Earth News): A revamped global database launched on Wednesday by the United Nations atomic agency highlights startling disparities across the world when it comes to a ...

At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance

New York, Sept 22 (Just Earth News): Meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday, world leaders signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resista ...

Ban hails UN-backed fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria as partnership model for Global Goals

New York, Sept 18 (Just Earth News): Praising the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as a model of partnership that brings together people and development partners, governme ...

UN health agency names Michael Bloomberg Global Ambassador on noncommunicable diseases

New York, Aug 18 (Just Earth News): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday named Michael R. Bloomberg, former New York City mayor and philanthropist, as its Global Ambassador for ...