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  • The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO report confirms
    20 September 2017 – A report, Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis, launched today by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
  • WHO launches new NCDs Progress Monitor
    18 September 2017 – Governments must step up efforts to control noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) to meet globally agreed targets, including preventing the premature deaths of millions of people from these conditions, according to a new WHO report released today.
  • World hunger again on the rise, driven by conflict and climate change, new UN report says
    15 September 2017 – After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition released today.


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