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  1. Strengthening Integration of Nutrition within Health Sector Programmes : An Evidence-based Planning Resources

    An overview of evidence on nutrition interventions delivered through the health sector, highlighting the importance of strengthening the delivery and effectiveness of selected cost-effective...
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  2. UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration on environmental health risks

    10 January 2018 / Nairobi – UN Environment and the World Health Organization have agreed a new, wide-ranging collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year. Today in Nairobi, Mr. Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment, and Dr...
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  3. PRESS RELEASE The Executive Director's Report: Towards a Pollution-Free Planet

    NEW! The Executive Director's Report: Towards a Pollution-Free Planet UN Environment calls for concerted global action on pollution based on its most comprehensive assessment to date of the links between pollution, health and ecosystems Every part of the planet and every person is affected by...
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  4. The Lancet Report on Pollution and Health

    Environmental pollution is the single largest cause of disease and death in low- and middle-income countries. Despite its importance and preventability, environmental pollution has not received the priority it merits in the international development agenda. Solving the pollution problem requires us...
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  5. Historic Milestone Reached in Global Fight Against Mercury Pollution

    In a landmark display of international cooperation, more than 160 countries committed to tackling one of the world's greatest chemical health threats at the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The world's first environmental and health treaty in a...
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