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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, and controlling the financing and management of the resources, orienting it towards health promotion, disease

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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 health. It does so through the health monitoring, integral attention to people, promotion and

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Dominican Secretariat for Public Health and Social Welfare (SESPAS)

The SESPAS is the Dominican Ministry of Health. It is responsible for guaranteeing equitable access to high quality health services, promoting social health through the essential functions of public health to satisfy the needs of the Dominican population, doing emphasis on priority groups.

Website: http://msp.gov.do/

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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 diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis among others. WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

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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

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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 time.

The Nepalese capital was described in a 2008 study as "a typhoid fever capital of the world", with thousands of cases a year reported, but outbreaks have been hard to chart in a city where streets are rarely given names.

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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). The main activity of CDC concentrated at that time on fighting malaria by killing mosquitoes. Nowadays, CDC focuses its efforts on protecting health and promoting quality of life through the

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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. PEPFAR aims to combat HIV/AIDS, establishing and expanding the infrastructure necessary to deliver

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rogers_3rd_ws-bonn_23_11_09.pdf

Rogers David. Health and Climate Foundation. Integrating Weather Climate and Environmental Information for Health

 

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