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WHO wraps up weeklong study of health problems in the Western Pacific Region

Auckland, New Zealand, 22 September— The World Health Organization’s Western Pacific Region today closed its 57th annual meeting after a week of deliberations in which member countries undertook to st ...
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WHO backs health sector response to HIV pandemic

Fifty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific - 18 to 22 September 2006, Auckland. New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand, 21 September 2006—The World Health Organization Wes ...
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Rising workforce exodus threatens health systems, says WHO

Fifty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific - 18 to 22 September 2006, Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand, 21 September 2006—A meeting here of senior health ...
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WHO draws up measures to reduce alcohol-related harm

Fifty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific - 18 to 22 September 2006, Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand, 20 September 2006— The rising consumption of alcoho ...
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WHO calls for bold action to cut TB prevalence and deaths by half by 2010

Fifty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific - 18 to 22 September 2006 , Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand, 20 September 2006—Having successfully met its 2005 ...
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WHO Member States support action to cut deaths from noncommunicable diseases

Auckland, New Zealand, 19 September 2006—The Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, the World Health Organization's governing body in the Region, meeting here today, offered strong support for a ...
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WHO urges Member States to be prepared for a pandemic

Auckland, New Zealand, 19 September 2006—The increasing threat from emerging infectious diseases makes it imperative that countries prepare for rapid response and containment activities and for a wors ...
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WHO's governing body in the Western Pacific reviews WHO's work in the Region

Auckland, New Zealand, 18 September 2006—A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a fresh warning today about the continuing threat of an influenza pandemic set off by the ongoi ...
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WHO Regional Committee meeting to be held in New Zealand

Manila, Philippines, 21 August 2006 – The 57th session of the World Health Organization's Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, WHO's governing body in the Region, will take place in Auckland, N ...
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