Uruguay adopts tobacco plain packaging

Tue, 08/14/2018

Long at the forefront of global tobacco control, Uruguay is leading again, becoming the first country in Latin America to require plain packaging of tobacco products.

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Youth stakeholders: Investing in them will help us to beat NCDs

With the UN High-Level Meeting and renewed commitment to the Alma Ata Declaration in the forseeable future, Dr Shakira Choonara reflects on what youth engagement really means, and how youth can and should be truly included to advance progress on tackling NCDs. 

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Día de la Juventud 2018: Espacios seguros

Tue, 08/07/2018

El tema del Día Internacional de la Juventud de las Naciones Unidas, el 12 de agosto, es 'Espacios seguros para la juventud'. En redes sociales, el día destacará con el hashtag #youthday .

 

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Youth Day 2018 - Safe spaces for youth

Tue, 08/07/2018

The theme for the United Nations International Youth Day (12 August) is Safe spaces for youth. Online, the day is being marked using the hashtag #youthday.

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Trop de nouveau-nés ne reçoivent pas « l’essence de la vie »

Tue, 07/31/2018

Environ trois bébés sur cinq ne sont pas allaités au sein dans l’heure qui suit leur naissance, ce qui augmente leur risque de décès et de maladies et réduit leur probabilité d’être allaités par la suite, d’après un nouveau rapport de l’UNICEF et de l’OMS.

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Hiding in plain sight - the dark NCD legacy of asbestos

This World Lung Cancer Day, Emily Walsh looks at the impact of asbestos on lives and explores what needs to be done to alleviate the avoidable risk to life and health. 
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Demasiados recién nacidos no reciben el 'fundamento de la vida'

Tue, 07/31/2018

Aproximadamente tres de cada cinco bebés no son amamantados en la primera hora de vida, lo que los expone a un mayor riesgo de muerte y enfermedad, según plantea UNICEF y la OMS en un nuevo informe.

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Too many newborns not receiving the 'foundation of life'

Tue, 07/31/2018

Roughly three in five babies are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at higher risk of death and disease, say UNICEF and WHO in a new report.

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