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IOM calls for the inclusion of migrants in TB prevention and treatment strategies

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Geneva -- In today’s increasingly mobile and interconnected world, migration has become an integral part of the lives of about 215 million international and 740 million internal migrants. It also profoundly affects the lives of their families back home,

East Asia and the Pacific: Roundtable With Cambodian Media

MODERATOR: It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Assistant Secretary Danny Russel from the State Department Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs. He’ll make a few brief remarks and then he’s here to take your questions. As a reminder,

UN health agency sees ‘alarming trend’ as efforts lag in eliminating measles

13 November 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) warned today that progress towards the elimination of measles has stalled due in large part to outbreaks in China, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria, as

Fortified Rice Can Improve Schoolchildren’s Health In Cambodia, New Study Shows

PHNOM PENH – A recent study by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), PATH and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) has shown that children in Cambodia are less prone to fever and diarrhoea and score higher

Regional Experts Meet In Bangkok To Discuss Scale-Up Of Rice Fortification In Asia

BANGKOK – Adding essential vitamins and minerals to rice is a cost-effective way to address micronutrient deficiencies in many Asian countries and an international conference bringing together nearly 200 experts, including delegations from nine countries across the region, aims to