An estimated 12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

15 March 2016 | Geneva – An estimated 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly one in four of total global deaths, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO). Environmental…

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WHO Removes Nigeria from Polio-Endemic List

Only two countries remain endemic to this paralysing disease The World Health Organization announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria. This is the first time that Nigeria has interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus, bringing the country and the African region closer than…

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Your health is in your hands

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Pretoria - Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is on a drive to promote hand washing as a first line of defence against the spread of diseases. Launching the Public Hand Hygiene Campaign in Pretoria on Monday, the Minister said thorough hand washing with soap can…

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