WHO honours National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) of Timor-Leste

WHO also honors National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) of Timor-Lestehonours
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Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh congratulated the NMC Programme for its laudable success at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee for South-East Asia.

Within only 6 years, the number of reported malaria cases in Timor-Leste dropped from 220 cases per 1000 people in 2006 to less than 1 case per 1000 in 2013.

Quality traditional medicine can deliver Universal Health Coverage: WHO

11 September 2014: Health Ministers and policy makers from the 11 Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region today discussed ways to integrate traditional medicines from countries of the Region into their national health care systems at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee in Dhaka.

Record every birth and death, make every life count

10 September 2014: Health Ministers and policy makers from the 11 Member States of WHO's South-East Asia Region deliberated on how to ensure strong Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee in Dhaka.

Health Ministers commit to control and eliminate vector-borne diseases

Inaugural Ceremony of the 67th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia
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Inaugural Ceremony of the 67th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

09 September 2014: Health Ministers from the 11 countries of WHO’s South-East Asia Region will meet in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 9 to 12 September to discuss key health issues facing the Region.

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