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Guatemalan Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (MISPAS)

Its mission is to ensure the right to health of the inhabitants of Guatemala, exercising the leadership of the health sector through conduction, coordination and regulation of the health services,

Ecuadoran Ministry of Public Health (MISPA)

The Ministry of Public Health of Ecuador is the national health authority; therefore it exercises the steering, regulation, planning, management, coordination and control of the Ecuadoran public he

Dominican Secretariat for Public Health and Social Welfare (SESPAS)

The SESPAS is the Dominican Ministry of Health.

World Health Organization (WHO) in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has a total population of almost 16 million people, with an average of life expectancy at birth of 49 for male and 56 for female, a high rate of children deaths and a large burden of d

Satellite Images Help Doctors Count People from Space

For the first time, the population of an entire city has been estimated from space through a pioneering project to speed up medical and disaster relief efforts.

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Google helps track Nepal typhoid

KATHMANDU — Scientists announced on Monday they had combined cutting-edge gene sequencing technology with Google Earth to accurately map the spread of typhoid in Kathmandu for the first tim

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Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

In 1946, the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) was created in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the wartime agency Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA).

United State President's Emergency Plan for AIDS (PEPFAR)

In 2003, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was created by President George W. Bush and a bipartisan Congress.


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