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  • WHO Director-General, west African presidents to launch intensified Ebola outbreak response plan
    31 July 2014 -- The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of an intensified international, regional and national campaign to bring the outbreak under control.
  • 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.

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WHO: World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2014

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