Health News Round Up 10th October

The World Health Oragnisation has agreed on an agenda to develop an evidence-based framework for action on the human health implications of climate change. WHO

 The increase of electronic cigarettes on the market are raising concern over their implications on health. These products are not covered by smoking bans. BBC

 A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  has revealed that one in four girls in the US get cervical cancer vaccination shots each year. AP

 More than 10,000 children are still hospitalized after being being made ill in China’s tainted milk scandal. CNN

  Studies show that cirumscion may not reduce HIV transmission among gay men.  TIME

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) is launching the mental health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) which aims at scaling up services for mental, neurological and substance use disorders for countriesespecially with low- and middle-income. WHO

  Major pharmaceutical firms promised the UN to invest more on researching diagnostic procedures and HIV/ AIDS treatments for people in poor regions. Reuters


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