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Two Steps Back

Two Steps Back

By Amanda Glassman — The Mark News —    Plans by the Trump administration to slash U.S. global health funding would be a huge setback for countries and organizations — not to mention an initiative with roots in the White House — that have used the program to make impressive strides […]

Zika Virus Prevention Campaign Steps Up

Peru’s Ministry of Health is ramping up prevention measures in 20 regions of the country against the zika virus disease, in response to the World Health Organization’s decision this week to declare the virus a “public health emergency of international concern.” On Monday, health authorities began a fumigation program of 1,800 […]

WHO: Peru’s Roads Among Most Deadly in Latin America

Peru’s roads are among the most deadly in Latin America, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. The WHO’s 2013 report on road safety said that Peru has 15.9 deaths per 100,000 people. Countries that have a higher fatality rate include Venezuela at 37.2 per 100,000 and […]

President Humala in New York For UN General Assembly

President Humala in New York For UN General Assembly

President Ollanta Humala left late Monday for New York where he will participate in the 66th General Assembly of the United Nations in addition to other meetings with government and business leaders. Humala, who took office July 28, will address the UN on Thursday to present his economic policies and his administration’s […]