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Mongolia has the highest rate of liver cancer and liver cancer mortality in the world. Over 95% of liver cancer cases are associated with hepatitis B and/or C infection. (...) The main objective of this meeting was to discuss the burden of viral hepatitis, liver-related diseases including liver cancer, and to develop strategic actions for combatting viral hepatitis. (...) As a follow up to this recommendation, WHO explored possible collaboration with the US public health institutions on implementation of the demonstration initiative in Mongolia holding discussions with US National Institute of Health (NIH) and CDC during Mongolia-US scientific workshop on “Viral Hepatitis and Primary Liver Cancer” held in Ulaanbaatar in September 2015. Currently, WHO continues to provide support in development of a proposal of the demonstration initiative.
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Score: 985997.7 - https://www.who.int/mongolia/n...patitis-prevention-and-control
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Mongolia has the highest rate of liver cancer and liver cancer mortality in the world. Over 95% of liver cancer cases are associated with hepatitis B and/or C infection. (...) The main objective of this meeting was to discuss the burden of viral hepatitis, liver-related diseases including liver cancer, and to develop strategic actions for combatting viral hepatitis. (...) As a follow up to this recommendation, WHO explored possible collaboration with the US public health institutions on implementation of the demonstration initiative in Mongolia holding discussions with US National Institute of Health (NIH) and CDC during Mongolia-US scientific workshop on “Viral Hepatitis and Primary Liver Cancer” held in Ulaanbaatar in September 2015. Currently, WHO continues to provide support in development of a proposal of the demonstration initiative.
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Score: 985997.7 - https://www.who.int/mongolia/n...patitis-prevention-and-control
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PEACEFUL USES OF NUCLEAR ENERGY, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY :WORKING PAPER / SUBMITTED BY CHINA, FRANCE, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Nuclear technology, such as X-rays and gamma rays can help in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Given the increase in cancer, the Agency’s work to deliver support to member States through the Technical Cooperation Programme, the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy and its joint work with the World Health Organization, as well as the assistance provided from donor countries through direct bilateral and regional engagement, are all invaluable channels for delivering and upgrading health services for people in developing countries. 11. (...) (a) Nuclear applications have proven useful in combating the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic worldwide. (...) The Agency’s application of the sterile insect technique has played an essential role in successfully combating tsetse flies, fruit flies and the diseases they transmit.
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Score: 985802.05 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...&DS=NPT/CONF.2020/WP.37&Lang=E
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APPLICABLE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS AND RELATED OBLIGATIONS ADDRESSING THE ISSUES FACED BY PERSONS WITH ALBINISM : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
She discusses the implications for persons with albinism of the rights to equality and non-discrimination, life and freedom from torture and the importance of combating impunity, as well as efforts to combat harmful practices and trafficking in body parts. (...) The Committee on the Rights of the Child has also stressed that “violence perpetrated against children with albinism … amount[s] to torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, kidnapping and even death”. 27 Combating impunity 37. Failure to combat the impunity of perpetrators of attacks against persons with albinism is a major issue that has been raised by various committees. 28 They have all pointed to the obligation of States to investigate and prosecute all cases of attacks and to ensure the adequacy of the national legislative framework and criminal sanctions. (...) Perceived impunity for crimes against persons with albinism not only significantly reduces the deterrent effect of the law, but also can, in certain cases, contribute indirectly to lynching and “mob justice”. 39. To combat impunity, States have an obligation to ensure that all acts of torture are offences under its criminal law and that those offences are punishable by appropriate penalties.
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Score: 985374.4 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...sf/get?open&DS=A/72/131&Lang=E
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LIST OF ISSUES AND QUESTIONS WITH REGARD TO THE CONSIDERATION OF PERIODIC REPORTS : LUXEMBOURG
The report gives a few examples of efforts on the part of Government to eliminate such attitudes, but does not indicate whether a comprehensive strategy exists to combat stereotypes which targets both men and women. (...) Please provide updated data on the prevalence of, and measures taken to prevent and combat all forms of violence against women, in accordance with the Committee’s general recommendation 19. (...) The Committee in its previous concluding comments recommended the adoption of comprehensive policies to combat trafficking in women and girls (A/58/38 (Part 1), para. 313).
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Score: 985367 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...open&DS=CEDAW/C/LUX/Q/5&Lang=E
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GENERAL ASSEMBLY OFFICIAL RECORDS, 65TH SESSION : 46TH PLENARY MEETING, FRIDAY, 5 NOVEMBER 2010, NEW YORK
As I mentioned, we make nuclear techniques available to help fight cancer, boost food production, combat animal diseases and improve the management of scarce water resources, to name just a few areas. (...) Nuclear security is an essential programme of the Agency, and the European Union commends the IAEA for its activities aimed at preventing and combating nuclear terrorism. The NPT Review Conference and the Nuclear Security Summit emphasized the important role of the IAEA in fostering international cooperation in nuclear security, establishing a comprehensive set of nuclear security guidelines and assisting member States, upon their request, to enhance nuclear security. (...) The Philippines and the IAEA also cooperate in the important field of cancer therapy, namely, the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy, or PACT.
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Score: 985140 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce.../get?open&DS=A/65/PV.46&Lang=E
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GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 14TH SESSION, OFFICIAL RECORDS, 3RD COMMITTEE, 949TH MEETING,FRIDAY, 06 NOVEMBER, 1959, NEW YORK
One of the latter medical practitioner, he could not regard the serious was the International Union Against Cancer, which problem of cancer with indifference. (...) Despite the efforts of WHO, the International Union Against Cancer and private foun- dations and institutions, cancer was one of the few diseases whose causes and nature remained a mys- tery. (...) While they knew how to combat most diseases, how- ever, they were still powerless to control caneer.
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Score: 983054.1 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=A/C.3/SR.949&Lang=E
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Score: 982662.7 - https://www.who.int/australia/news/releases/364
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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES FACED BY PERSONS WITH ALBINISM :REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
In its resolution 72/140, the General Assembly expressed concern that persons with albinism were disproportionately affected by poverty, owing to the discrimination and marginalization that they faced, and recognized the need for resources to develop and implement programmes to prevent and combat prejudice and to create an environment conducive to respecting their rights and dignity. (...) Recent studies show that, in sub-Saharan Africa, skin cancer is the major cause of mortality for persons with albinism.11 26. (...) In many instances, persons with albinism cannot afford required services and goods, such as sunscreen, highly protective clothing, early screening for skin cancer, skin cancer treatment and vision-care devices.
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Score: 981583.2 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...sf/get?open&DS=A/74/184&Lang=E
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His father died of liver cancer, most likely caused by undiagnosed hepatitis. (...) Without treatment, up to 3 in 10 chronically infected people will go on to develop life-threatening illnesses like cirrhosis and liver cancer. Liver cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in Chinese males, and one of the top five most common cancers in females. (...) The Western Pacific Regional Action Plan for Viral Hepatitis lays out a systematic approach to combat hepatitis infection, and prevent avoidable deaths.
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Score: 980576.8 - https://www.who.int/china/news...with-hepatitis-don-t-be-afraid
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