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Qatar among top ten countries in fight against Hepatitis C

Qatar among top ten countries in fight against Hepatitis C

Qatar has been listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of the top 10 countries in the world that is on track for the elimination of the Hepatitis C virus

Public Health Ministry organises workshop to combat influenza

Public Health Ministry organises workshop to combat influenza

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO), organised a workshop and simulation exercise on influenza.

WISH attends WHO gathering in Senegal

WISH attends WHO gathering in Senegal

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has participated in the 68th session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa in Senegal

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

The reassessment came after the first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of around 1.5 million.

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

The outbreak, publicly declared on May 8, had previously been reported in a rural area of Equateur that lies roughly 150 kilometres from Mbandaka.

WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak

WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak

The head of the World Health Organisation was due in DR Congo on Saturday to aid preparations for "all scenarios" in combating the latest Ebola outbreak.

Australia exported 'listeria-tainted melons to 9 countries'

Australia exported 'listeria-tainted melons to 9 countries'

Between January 17 and April 6, Australia reported 19 confirmed and one probable case of listeriosis, all of whom were hospitalised. Seven died.

Qatar marks World Cancer Day Sunday

Qatar marks World Cancer Day Sunday

Qatar joins the observance of World Cancer Day under the World Health Organisation (WHO) theme ‘We Can - I Can’ and marked annually on February 4.

Qatar participates in WHO board meeting

Qatar participates in WHO board meeting

Qatar participated in the World Health Organisation's (WHO) meeting of the executive board, with a delegation chaired by HE Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari.

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organisation said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

WHO warns of cholera threat in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

WHO warns of cholera threat in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

A month after the Rohingya exodus began, those dispersed in some 68 camps and settlements along the border do not have safe drinking water and hygiene facilities, according to the WHO.

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths

More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.