- World Breastfeeding Week
BREASTFEEDING: A Winning Goal – For Life!
This year’s World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) theme asserts the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) countdown and beyond. The theme calls on all to Protect, Promote and Support Breastfeeding: it is a vital Life-Saving Goal!
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- World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.
The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget.
The Sixty-seventh session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) takes place in Geneva from May 19 – 24, 2014.Read More...Please follow and like us:
- World Malaria Day
Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria
Malaria still kills an estimated 627,000 people every year, mainly children under 5 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa.
Early diagnosis and treatment of malaria reduces disease and prevents deaths. It also contributes to reducing malaria transmission.
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- World Immunisation Week
Immunisation protects against an increasing number of diseases, from infancy to old age.
With the slogan “Immunize for a healthy future: Know, Check, Protect” for this year’s World Immunization Week, we encourage you to check whether you and your family are up-to-date with the vaccines you need.
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