Outbreak: Ebola in DRC

We provide updates on the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo, now the second largest in history. ISSUES • Health, Epidemics PLACE • The Democratic Republic of the Congo (North Kivu Province and spreading) DATES • May 2018 — present ORGANIZATIONS • DRC Ministry of Health, Médecins Sans Frontières, and World Health Organization...

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WHO on Emergencies

WHO convenes a high-level meeting on current knowledge and experience regarding emergency crisis response for global and globalizing cities. Genre: Health, Public Health Emergencies, Conferences. Venue: Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France. Dates: December 3-4, 2018. Convenors/Sponsors: The World Health Organization and the Government of France. Part of a series that...

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World AIDS and HIV Day

Since 1988 UN Members have participated in World AIDS Day; this year the Secretary-General’s published call is urgent, caring, persuasive.  Genre: Health, Official Day. Venue: Worldwide (all UN Member States). Dates: December 1, 2018. Sponsors: The United Nations and all UN Member States. Description: Governments and organizations based within and...

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Brasil Oferece PrEP ao HIV

A Woman Smiling While Holding a Pill

O Ministério da Saúde anunciou sua distribuição de medicamentos antirretrovirais como profilaxia, para reduzir o risco da infecção pelo HIV. SÃO PAULO, BRASIL — O Ministério da Saúde do Governo do Brasil, esta semanha, anunciou o início da distribuição de medicamentos antirretrovirais para reduzir o risco da infecção pelo...

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Cal Health DataFest

A conference for Bay Area and Northern California specialists and advocates of data science and usage in improving health outcomes, care systems.  Genre: Health, Public Health, Innovation, Science. Venue:  Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Stanford medical campus, California, USA. Dates: February 12, 2016. Sponsors: Stanford Center for Population Health...

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World Health Organization

One of the major United Nations organizations created after WWII, with a broad and urgent health mandate for all humans. Created in the years soon after the Second World War, as one of the major and more well-known of the United Nations institutions seeking to engender multilateral peace and...

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