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World No Tobacco Day to becelebrated May 31

...World No Tobacco Day was created in 1987 by the World Health Organization to draw global attention to the worldwide tobacco...tobacco. In 2003, the U.S. government and the World Health Organization helped negotiate the international Framework...
Hoya on the hardwood in government studies and international relations, he weighed options to work for the World Bank and World Health Organization."I always felt like there was unfinished business," Touomou said. "I was never able to play basketball...
South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

...United Nations bases, which have insufficient space to house these numbers," said Abdi Aden Mohammed, the World Health Organization's representative in South Sudan.Kiir insists the fighting was sparked by a coup attempt mounted by soldiers...
Prison inmates get on track

...program that ran for 12 weeks last winter.Before it began, Alderson used an assessment tool developed by the World Health Organization that measures psychological, physical, social and environmental health. When he tested inmates again when the program...
Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

...skeleton.The best predictor for the severity of malnutrition is the circumference of a child's upper arm, the World Health Organization has found over years of responding to famines in Africa. Less than 115 millimeters indicates the child is at...
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While attending a World Health Organization conference in Geneva recently, longtime Juneau resident Dr. Henry Wilde, right, revealed to colleagues that the 'African statue...
Rotary clubs aim to eradicate polio

In September 1994, the World Health Organization declared Alaska, along with the rest of the...its PolioPlus program. It partnered with the World Health Organization, the U.N. Children's Fund and the U.S...
Big supply of flu vaccine expected

...season as occurred last year. The swine flu vaccine will be mixed in with two other strains, even though the World Health Organization has declared the pandemic over. The swine flu virus is still part of the mix expected this year. Officials...
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Teens direct tourists to smoke-free eateries

...The students were at the docks in honor of World No Tobacco Day, an annual celebration started in 1986 by the World Health Organization to promote tobacco-free living. This is the fourth year students have done this, Seamount said. "Tobacco...
State's TB rate continues to outpace nation

...many people think an epidemic of the past, is killing more people than it did back then. According to the World Health Organization, about 2 million people die from the curable disease every year. Overall, one-third of the world's population...


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