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Read more on the high level meeting An era to stop cancer in Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals WHO Assistant Director-General Flavia Bustreo spoke as a panellist at this high-level event which is held by the group African First Ladies and Spouses against Cancer . In 2013, the forum launched a global campaign, End Cervical Cancer by 2030, and are now collaborating with partners to address other forms of cancer. (...) WHO’s work to prevent, control and treat cervical cancer Bustreo highlighted in particular WHO’s work throughout the African region to combat cervical cancer.
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Score: 1210217.6 - https://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/71st-unga/en/
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UN Gender Focus: Cancer in people under 40, Sexual Abuse in Iraq and a UN Police Chief | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub UN Gender Focus: Cancer in people under 40, Sexual Abuse in Iraq and a UN Police Chief 10 November 2017 UN Gender Focus  Download Prevention and timely diagnosis needed to combat cancer in people under 40 There is urgent need for more adequate measures to prevent cancer among people aged 20 to 39.  The call has been made by the International Agency for Research on Cancer ( IARC ), which is part of the World Health Organization ( WHO ).  Globally, there were one million new cancer cases among this age group in 2012, as well as 400,000 cancer-related deaths, according to a recent IARC report. 
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Score: 1207020.7 - https://news.un.org/en/audio/2017/11/635922
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The HPV vaccine was recently introduced in Gazipur district by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with support from Gavi - the Vaccine Alliance. To combat HPV, which can lead to certain types of cervical cancer, WHO recommends that girls are vaccinated between the ages of 9 - 13 years. (...) News National Strategy for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in Bangladesh, 2017-2022 24 September 2017 Fact sheets Cervical cancer 22 February 2022 Feature stories Donors making a difference: keeping essential health services up and running 1 February 2022 Documents Report-WHO-Workshop-C4P-191211 (300 KB) Quick links Media centre Head of WHO Office Procurement Careers Regional links Data Publications Help Contact us Email scams Privacy Integrity Hotline Privacy Legal Notice © 2022 WHO
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Score: 1203552.5 - https://www.who.int/bangladesh...us-vaccination-held-in-gazipur
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Additional information The current Commission presidency committed in the Political Guidelines to “a European plan to fight cancer, to support Member States and stakeholders in improving cancer control and care […] to reduce the suffering caused by this disease”. Atomic radiation technologies are providing solutions to some of the most pressing societal challenges, including cancer, cardiovascular diseases and many other health conditions. Atomic radiation allows new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for combating cancer; therapeutic applications using ionising radiation are developing and paving the way for personalised and targeted therapies.
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Score: 1202507.2 - https://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/76/pdf/EU_en_item_52.pdf
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With participation from representatives of the Ministry of Health, Hung Yen local government, health sector, social affairs and mass organizations – including from youth union, women union and farmers union – national and ministerial hospitals, and the general public, the event highlighted everyone’s shared responsibility in combatting viral hepatitis. The advocacy event also marked the launch of “All People Join Hands to Combat Hepatitis”, an initiative of the Viet Nam Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (VASLD) which aims to improve public awareness on hepatitis and increase testing and treatment demand. (...) Hepatitis B and C cause nearly 80 000 liver cancer cases and 40 000 deaths each year. A study also found nearly 90% of patients with liver cancer were infected with HBV and/or HCV. (...) People living with chronic hepatitis B can be treated with highly effective medicines to stop the disease from progressing and reduce the risk of it developing into liver cancer. People with hepatitis C can now be cured within three months by taking new oral medicines called direct acting antivirals.
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Score: 1202199.2 - https://www.who.int/vietnam/ne...tment-in-hepatitis-elimination
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WHO announces $350 billion ‘reward’ for tackling chronic killers | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe WHO announces $350 billion ‘reward’ for tackling chronic killers WHO announces $350 billion ‘reward’ for tackling chronic killers 16 May 2018 Interviews Transcript Introduction: Eight million lives or more could be saved between now and 2030 if the planet’s poorest countries spent a little over $1 dollar a day per person to combat chronic diseases, the World Health Organization ( WHO ) said on Wednesday. (...) Download Eight million lives or more could be saved between now and 2030 if the planet’s poorest countries spent a little over $1 dollar a day per person to combat chronic diseases, the World Health Organization ( WHO ) said on Wednesday. For the first time, the economic rewards of such funding have been calculated and shared with these nations' health authorities — $350 billion if they scale up prevention measures and treatment of common killers, including heart disease and cancer. Here’s what WHO's Dr. Melanie Bertram said to Daniel Johnson in Geneva.
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Score: 1193909 - https://news.un.org/en/audio/2018/05/1009932
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Facebook Twitter Print Email Groundbreaking cancer-fighting drugs now included in updated UN list of essential medicines 9 July 2019 Health The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Tuesday that dozens of new drugs have been added to the list of essential medicines that every country should have, including new cancer treatments that can be swallowed rather than injected. (...) Tweet URL WHO added 12 tests to the WHO Essential Diagnostics List🔬 to detect a wide range of solid tumours such as colorectal, liver, lymphoma, cervical, prostate, breast and germ cell cancers, as well as leukemia and lymphoma https://t.co/WdB3yKXFI2 pic.twitter.com/VjtprHCIf4 World Health Organization (WHO) WHO From cancer and arthritis to life-threatening bleeding: vital treatments for all According to WHO, the five cancer therapies added to the list are regarded as “the best in terms of survival rates” to treat melanoma, lung, blood and prostate cancers. (...)   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   cancer drugs medications LISTEN TO UN RADIO Related Stories WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide Childhood cancer care in Africa hit hard by pandemic Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care has been ‘profound’, warns UN health agency  News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report 26 June 2019 Health Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, the latest World Drug Report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) revealed on Wednesday.  
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Score: 1193155.3 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/07/1042081
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Sweden had addressed risk factors with a cohesive strategy on alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco, including measures to combat supply and to provide care and treatment.  (...) A National Integrated Plan had been adopted, focusing on combating cardio-vascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory illnesses.  (...) Sufficient financing to combat those diseases was vital, as was expediting implementation of WHO’s framework to reduce and prevent tobacco consumption. 
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Score: 1191207.4 - https://www.un.org/press/en/2014/ga11530.doc.htm
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Western Pacific Samoa Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Pacific leadership in new WHO global commission on noncommunicable diseases 13 March 2018 News release Suva, Fiji Globally communities are struggling to cope with the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancers. In another step forward in combatting this epidemic, WHO has established an Independent Global High-level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases, where the Tongan Minister of Health and Public Enterprises, Dr Saia Ma’u Piukala, has been appointed as one of the commissioners who will help raise awareness of the issues and experiences of NCDs in the Pacific. (...) This is why we have developed and are implementing a National Strategy for combatting NCDs , which localises global guidelines and sets forth realistic, achievable actions for our entire community. (...) As a Commissioner, I look forward to being part of the global discussion to come up with practical solutions that can be applied in the Pacific”. Combatting NCDs, and promoting mental health and wellbeing, are major priorities for WHO in the Pacific.
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Score: 1190089.55 - https://www.who.int/samoa/news...on-on-noncommunicable-diseases
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Western Pacific Marshall Islands Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / Pacific leadership in new WHO global commission on noncommunicable diseases Pacific leadership in new WHO global commission on noncommunicable diseases 13 March 2018 News release Suva, Fiji Globally communities are struggling to cope with the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancers. In another step forward in combatting this epidemic, WHO has established an Independent Global High-level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases, where the Tongan Minister of Health and Public Enterprises, Dr Saia Ma’u Piukala, has been appointed as one of the commissioners who will help raise awareness of the issues and experiences of NCDs in the Pacific. (...) This is why we have developed and are implementing a National Strategy for combatting NCDs , which localises global guidelines and sets forth realistic, achievable actions for our entire community. (...) As a Commissioner, I look forward to being part of the global discussion to come up with practical solutions that can be applied in the Pacific”. Combatting NCDs, and promoting mental health and wellbeing, are major priorities for WHO in the Pacific.
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Score: 1190089.55 - https://www.who.int/marshallis...on-on-noncommunicable-diseases
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