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GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization's new chief (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Pakistan's candidate to be the next director-general of the World Health Organization, cardiologist Dr. Sania Nishtar, said she decided to go into public health after being told...
GENEVA (AP) — Health ministers, diplomats and other high-level envoys are set to choose the next director-general of the World Health Organization among three finalists. As it stands, 185 member states attending WHO's World Health Assembly are eligible to cast ballots Tuesday...
LONDON (AP) — As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an official visit to Moscow. Dr. Margaret Chan commended Russia's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Uncertainty over the future of health care is growing deeper for millions of Americans who buy their own policies. While insurers released a blueprint Monday for stabilizing wobbly markets, the Trump administration is leaving in limbo billions of dollars in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Uncertainty over the future of health care is growing deeper for millions of Americans who buy their own policies. While insurers released a blueprint Monday for stabilizing wobbly markets, the Trump administration is leaving in limbo billions of dollars in...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of at least 10 people apparently sickened by nacho-cheese dip sold at a California gas station has died, health officials said Monday. The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the victim as Martin Galindo-Larios Jr., 37. An online...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say unidentified thieves are stealing vital medical diagnostic equipment from the country's austerity-battered hospitals. Three hospitals, in the towns of Volos, Lamia and Larisa, were hit over the past two days. Intruders made off...
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the annual World Health Assembly in Geneva (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Dr. Margaret Chan has given her last address as director-general of the World Health Organization at its annual gathering of member states in Geneva. Chan said that despite...
GENEVA (AP) — Taiwan's health minister on Monday accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body of the World Health Organization for the first time since 2008. Health and Welfare Minister Chen...