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World Health Organization

Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata advised constituents of more details regarding the growing U.S. and international response effort to provide medical support to Samoa and help prevent the spread of measles. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced $200,000 to...
Participants from 16 Pacific Island countries
Nadi, FIJI — Emergencies are nothing new for the Pacific. Disease outbreaks, natural disasters and the effects of climate change are impacting the everyday lives of Pacific islanders. Responding quickly and efficiently to the needs of communities during emergencies is extremely challenging in the...
graphic showing percentages of exercise by country
Geneva, SWITZERLAND — A quarter of the world’s adults are not getting enough exercise, putting them at risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and some cancers – and there has been no improvement over the past 15 years. This is according to a global study conducted by the World...
Lead coordinator Susitina Lene helps to administer treatment to a family in Leauvaa
Apia, SAMOA  — Minor side effects from the treatment of filariasis is expected but there is nothing to be worried about, says World Health Organization’s Dr. Rasul Baghirov. Members of the public have recently reported having adverse reactions to the treatment, which is part of a Government...