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  • WHO welcomes global momentum on viral hepatitis
    23 July 2014 -- On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, WHO welcomes new progress in tackling one of the world’s most serious diseases. Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E – affects millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic liver disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year.
  • WHO Statement on Mr Glenn Thomas, WHO Media Officer who died in the MH17 plane
    18 July 2014 -- It is with deep sadness that we have to inform you that WHO lost one of our colleagues on the Malaysian Airlines crash yesterday. Glenn Thomas from the Department of Communications was travelling to the International AIDS Conference in Australia. His twin sister says he died doing what he loved.
  • Stop TB Partnership Board to move secretariat
    16 July 2014 -- WHO welcomes the decision by the Stop TB Partnership (STBP) Board to move its secretariat’s hosting and administrative arrangements, which have been provided by WHO since the partnership was founded in 2001, to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The move will occur early in 2015.

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WHO: World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2014

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