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Japan to review drug prices annually rather than every two years - sources 1.1.1970 Sify News
By Takashi Umekawa
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Famed 'Afghan Girl' to travel to India for free treatment 1.1.1970 Sify News
[KAbul], Nov. 13 (ANI): After a controversial departure from Pakistan, National Geographic's famous 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula will travel to India to receive free medical treatment.
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Pakistan being urged not to deport NatGeo's 'Afghan Girl' 1.1.1970 Sify News
A Pakistani provincial government may urge the federal government not to extradite NatGeo's famed "Afghan Girl" Sharbat Gula, and instead award her the status of a refugee in the country, the media reported.
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Special court rejects bail plea of Nat Geo's famed 'Afghan Girl' 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Pakistan], Nov. 2 (ANI): The bail plea of Nat Geo's famed 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula was rejected by a special court on Wednesday.
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'Dhaka streets bloodied with Eid sacrifice could pose health hazard' 1.1.1970 Sify News
Doctors and health professionals are concerned about a probable disease outbreak in Dhaka following the hours-long flooding of streets with rainwater mixed with the blood of more than a million sacrificed animals on the day of Eid-ul-Azha.
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Over 80% Pakistanis drink contaminated water 1.1.1970 Sify News
More than 80 per cent Pakistanis consume contaminated and unsafe water, a top official said.
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Bangladesh protesters confine VC over DU student's death 1.1.1970 Sify News
Protesters in Bangladesh has confined the Dhaka University Vice Chancellor over the death of a student in the varsity, accusing the authorities for it.
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As Ethiopia battles devastating drought, UN sends in emergency health team 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Dec 5 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With Ethiopia battling its worst drought in 30 years due to the El Niño weather pattern, with 8.2 million people already in urgent need of food aid, the United Nations has sent an emergency health team to help support the Government's response to a crisis that is expected to become even worse over the next eight months.
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Swabi polio district coordinator shot dead 1.1.1970 Sify News
Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) District Coordinator Dr. Yaqoob was shot dead and his driver injured when unidentified assailants opened fired on his car in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swabi
Floods damaged supply routes, infrastructure in Somalia: UN relief wing 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The floods caused by recent heavy rainfalls in South Central Somalia have led to an interruption of humanitarian aid delivery, an escalation of local commodity prices, and an epidemic in water-borne diseases, the United Nations relief wing has warned in the latest situation update on the country.
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Bangladesh distributes Vitamin A capsules to children 1.1.1970 Sify News
Bangladesh has distributed Vitamin A capsules to millions of children between six months and five years of age in an effort to prevent night blindness.
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UN says 13 million affected by disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean. 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) : A staggering 13.2 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean were affected by disasters between January and October 2015, a report from the United Nations relief wing revealed, warning the situation could be further exacerbated by the current powerful El Niño.
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Millions of children's lives at stake as El Niño strengthens: UNICEF report 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): As a result of a strengthening El Niño, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is warning that an estimated 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and lack of water in eastern and southern Africa alone, as the weather phenomenon has left droughts and floods in its wake throughout parts of Asia, the Pacific and Latin America.
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Flooding in Baghdad, emergency response hurt by lagging funds: UN relief wing 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Torrential downpours have caused flooding in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, prompting a state of emergency to be declared in areas overwhelmed by heavy rains, with more than 80,000 displaced people sheltering in some 40 sites and camps, according to the latest update from the United Nations humanitarian wing.
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South Sudan: UN relief wing warns of 80 per cent increase in food insecurity 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): South Sudan remains engulfed in a spiral of violence – with clashes in southern and central Unity state having "intensified with grave consequences for civilians" – leaving at-risk populations food insecure and vulnerable to diseases, the United Nations humanitarian wing has warned, announcing that relief organizations on the ground are boosting efforts there despite access challenges and lagging funding.
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Amid fears of cholera outbreak in Iraq, UN agencies support government-led response 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 7 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With the cholera spreading further in Iraq, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is providing assistance Iraqi health authorities, has on Friday urged accelerated action to shield communities and families from the outbreak, which has already infected more than 2,000 people across the country.
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Cholera spreading in Iraq, suspected case reported in Syria: WHO 1.1.1970 Sify News
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that it would start vaccine treatments for cholera beginning this weekend to prevent further outbreaks in Iraq, where the disease has now been confirmed in 15 out of 18 governorates, while the agency also reported a suspected case was also found in northern Syria.
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Three new suspected cases of typhoid near Yarmouk camp in Syria 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Sept 24 (IBNS) Following humanitarian operations in the southern Syrian town of Yalda, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said it has identified three new suspected cases of typhoid.
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Syria: UN agency discovers nine suspected cases of typhoid near Yarmouk camp 1.1.1970 Sify News
Following humanitarian operations in the southern Syrian town of Yalda, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said it has identified nine new suspected cases of typhoid and one case of scabies.
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UN-backed summit opens to harnesses global momentum to eliminate viral hepatitis 1.1.1970 Sify News
Delegates from more than 60 countries are gathered in Glasgow for the first-ever World Hepatitis Summit that began on Wednesday aiming to provide "a wake-up call to build momentum to prevent, diagnose, treat – and eventually eliminate – viral hepatitis as a public health problem," the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
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