All posts tagged with: WHO

Zero discrimination, zero new infections

Posted November 28, 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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WHO Strategy on HIV/AIDS The videos inserted here are taken from the WHO strategy on HIV/AIDS, to educate, inspire, empower as well as ensure that lives are saved through the use of Anti-retroviral treatment as they give an indication of where we come from as the world in the fight against Aids, as well as to inspire people to strive for zero new infections. The great strides that have been taken should not be in vain, therefore this world Aids day, let us strive to fight HIV/A...


Water in Crisis - Spotlight on Bangladesh

Posted May 7, 2014 Avatar Ann Naser Nabil

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Member since May 6, 2014
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The WHO estimates that 97% of the people of Bangladesh have access to water and only 40% percent have proper sanitation. With a staggering 60% of the population that has to endure unsafe drinking water, the nation is in danger. The availability of this water greatly fluctuates throughout the year as the warmer season brings massive amounts of water in frequent monsoons and the cooler season brings drought. The infrastructure cannot adequately deal with the barrage of water in monsoon season so t...


What's Health to You?

Posted May 14, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Member since September 30, 2013
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"Health is the basis for everything; if you want to study or work, you need to be in good physical and mental health." 15-17 Female South Africa The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released their latest report, "Health for the World's Adolescents." The report reveals information from published evidence and consultations from youth 10-19 years old. It answers questions such as what is the number one cause of illness and disability among adolescents. The focus of the rep...


The Spread of Polio

Posted June 21, 2014 Avatar Unitika Schlawenger

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Member since June 19, 2014
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Earlier this month, the WHO issued a travel ban on passengers without a polio vaccination certificate. One of these applied countries was Pakistan, where polio is a spreading problem. I, as a visitor to Pakistan for 2 years, now was to travel back abroad. I followed the news, got an international polio certificate after drinking two polio drops which were to protect me from the spreading disease. The media, and organisations made it look like the polio problem was effectively dealt...