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UN warns of more heatwave deaths as climate change pushes up temperatures

28 July 2016 – Warning of a possible rise in heatwave deaths due to climate change, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today called for measures to reduce mortality from this natural hazard.


‘World has ignored hepatitis at its peril,’ warns UN health agency ahead of World Day

20 July 2016 – With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B and C, the United Nations health agency today encouraged countries to boost testing and access to services and medicines for people in need.