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2019 was second warmest year on record, January was the warmest January since 1850: WMO report
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2019 was second warmest year on record, January was the warmest January since 1850: WMO report

WMO secretary-general said seawater is the most acidic it has been in 25 million years which will have negative impacts on the ecosystems.

Eight global health updates from the decade that overshadowed all the bad news
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Eight global health updates from the decade that overshadowed all the bad news

The decade has been full of scientific and medical breakthroughs that have ensured the health of many.

World Health Day 2019: Common myths & misunderstandings about eating disorders
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World Health Day 2019: Common myths & misunderstandings about eating disorders

Eating disorders in India are largely unrecognized owing to lack of research & awareness of mental illness.

World Tuberculosis Day: New research offers hope for drug-resistant TB epidemic
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World Tuberculosis Day: New research offers hope for drug-resistant TB epidemic

Promising results emerge from a pioneering multi-national clinical trial for the shorter TB treatment.

World needs 'radical rethink' for strategy to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: Report
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World needs 'radical rethink' for strategy to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: Report

Health advocates & climate experts hailed The Lancet report's sweeping call for deep change.

Melinda Gates says world has become 'dramatically healthier' in past 20 years, global health funds behind progress
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Melinda Gates says world has become 'dramatically healthier' in past 20 years, global health funds behind progress

Noting that the global health funds are behind a lot of this progress, Melinda said around the year 2000, the world started investing more in global health, and in particular, in global health institutions that really pooled the world's resources to buy things that would make the people healthier.

Climate change, pollution, dengue in WHO's list of health threats to watch in 2019
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Climate change, pollution, dengue in WHO's list of health threats to watch in 2019

The list highlights issues will 'demand the attention' of WHO & their partner organisations.

Bill Gates joins Chinese messaging app WeChat; greets followers in Mandarin
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Bill Gates joins Chinese messaging app WeChat; greets followers in Mandarin

American billionaire Bill Gates has become a rage in China after he opened an account on Chinese messaging application WeChat and greeted his followers in Mandarin, the media reported on Tuesday.

Bill Clinton to visit India this month, will focus on health, climate change
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Bill Clinton to visit India this month, will focus on health, climate change

Former US President Bill Clinton will travel to India this month during which he is expected to visit Lucknow and Jaipur and focus on critical issues.