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  • WHO appalled by attacks on health-care facilities in Gaza
    28 July 2014 -- WHO has been appalled by the continuing trend for health-care facilities, staff and vehicles to come under direct fire in Gaza since the escalation of violence on 8 July 2014.
  • 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.

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