The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
May 16, 2015
On May 17, the international community marks International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). This day, and every day, the United States is taking steps to… Read more
DATE/DATE: May 7, 2015 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION/ENDROIT: Room 237-C, Centre Block, OTTAWA, ON
PRINCIPAL(S)/PRINCIPAUX: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
SUBJECT/SUJET: Commons Standing Committee on Health meets to hear witnesses on Main Estimates 2015-16: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN… Read more
Infectious diseaseUsing artificial intelligence to forecast future infectious disease outbreaks
Published 19 May 2015
Most emerging infectious diseases are transmitted from animals to humans, with more than a billion people suffering annually. Safeguarding public health requires effective surveillance tools. Researchers… Read more
18 May 2015 – The head of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today promised a new $100 million emergency fund and a global health crisis workforce as part of a reform package prompted by the response to the… Read more
18 May 2015
Margaret Chan, Director General WHO, said the world was ill-prepared for Ebola. Photo: UN Photo/Violaine Martin
Additional powers and a US$100 million fund are needed to tackle future global health alerts, the World Health Organization’s… Read more
NNA – Marj’Ayoun – Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, ended his Southern tour on Sunday by a visit to the town of Kfeir, where he was welcomed by Public Health Minister, Wael Abu Faour, and town dignitaries.
Abu… Read more
In May, the World Food Programme began distributing yoghurt as part of its school feeding programme in Dori, the capital of Burkina Faso’s Sahel region – a region with the lowest school enrollment rates and highest malnutrition rates in the… Read more
14 May 2015 – As the main planting season begins in South Sudan, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced today that it is accelerating its efforts to get vital seeds, tools and other materials to some of… Read more
In the last few days, almost 100 tonnes of inputs have been flown from Juba to local airstrips.
14 May 2015, Juba – As the main planting season here begins, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is accelerating its… Read more
What is the aim of the European Agenda on Migration?
Migration has been one of the political priorities of this Commission from the very outset. The main objective of this European Agenda on Migration is to approach the issue of… Read more