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New York, Jan 24 (JEN) The United Nations human rights office on Friday welcomed the ‘ground-breaking decision’ of the Salvadorian Legislative Assembly to pardon a young women’s 30-year sentence in an abortion case. more
UN lauds Mali for stemming Ebola epidemic, flags need to boost cross-border surveillance

New York, Jan 23 (JEN)The United Nations on Thursday commended Mali for stemming the Ebola outbreak and urged the West African nation to remain vigilant as neighbouring countries continue to ...

Davos: UN launches $1 billion appeal for global Ebola response

The United Nations on Wednesday appealed for $1 billion needed for the first six months of 2015 to sustain the momentum to stamp out Ebola in West Africa, where ‘the epidemic has started t ...

Nepal: UN agency continues distribution of emergency health kits to flood survivors

New York, Jan 21 (JEN) Five months after a series of landslides and subsequent flooding brought devastation to large swathes of Nepal, thousands of survivors continue to remain exposed to bi ...

‘No room for complacency’ UN says, urging vigilance in Ebola fight as West Africa marks progress

New York, Jan 21 (JEN): One year has passed since Ebola began spreading in West Africa, ravaging villages and local economies, and yet, amid dramatic improvements in the three most affected ...

7 dead of Swine flu in AP and Telengana

Hyderabad, Jan 20 (JEN) Swine flu continued to afflict Andhra Pradesh and Telengana as 7 people died and 173 affected of the dreaded disease since January 1 with 25 fresh cases being repor ...

Mankind Pharma 5th fastest growing company: Report

New Delhi, Jan 20 (JEN): Within a short span of 20 years, Mankind Pharma, has set the Indian pharmaceutical industry astonished by achieving the rank of 5th largest and fastest growing compa ...

No new Ebola cases reported in most of Liberia counties over past week – UN

New York, Jan 20 (JEN) The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) on Mondaywelcomed encouraging statistics recently released by Liberia’s Minister of health and Socia ...

UN health agency urges greater government action against non-communicable diseases

New York, Jan 20 (JEN) The international community has an opportunity to reverse the global epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and prevent the grim annual toll of 16 million people ...

Novo Nordisk launches Ryzodeg in India

New Delhi, Jan 19 (JEN): Novo Nordisk, the global leader in diabetes care, on Monday announced the launch of Ryzodeg for people with type 2 diabetes in India. Ryzodeg is a combination of two ...