News tagged with world health organization

To tackle inequalities, build health into all public policies

Many of today's public health issues – diabetes, cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease – are strongly associated with social inequalities. Literature from across the world shows that gaps in income, employment, education and access to acute ...

Jan 16, 2015
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Spain boosts fight against female genital mutilation

Parents in Spain will be asked to sign a declaration promising their daughters will not undergo female genital mutilation when they visit nations where the practice is common, under a new government protocol approved Wednesday.

Jan 14, 2015
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Sun damage and cancer

Around 30 Australians are diagnosed with melanoma every day and more than 1,200 die from the disease each year. ...

Jan 13, 2015
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