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Marches across the world mark eliminate violence against women day

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Marches across the world mark eliminate violence against women day

Marches across the world mark eliminate violence against women day

The World Health Organisation estimates that one in three women globally is subjected to violence in their lifetime.


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US says it will block UN resolution for Gaza ceasefire as Israel bombs Rafah [Video]

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The World Health Organisation warned on Sunday that the Nasser Hospital in Gaza is "not functional anymore".

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Gaza's Nasser hospital 'not functional' following Israeli raid, WHO warns

Nasser hospital - the main medical centre serving southern Gaza - is "not functional anymore", the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.
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Scientists inject horses with snake venom to develop treatment for humans [Video]

Scientists inject horses with snake venom to develop treatment for humans

According to the World Health Organisation, roughly 5.4 million people are bitten by snakes each year, resulting in between 83,000-138,000 deaths.

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WHO Predicts New Cancer Cases Will Increase 77% by 2050 [Video]

WHO Predicts New Cancer Cases Will Increase 77% by 2050

WHO Predicts, New Cancer Cases , Will Increase 77% by 2050. According to predictions by the World Health Organization, the number of new cancer cases will reach 35 million globally by the year 2050. Al Jazeera reports that figure is 77% higher than the figure the organization predicted in 2022. . The WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) cited air pollution, alcohol, obesity and tobacco as key factors contributing to the predicted increase. The WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) cited air pollution, alcohol, obesity and tobacco as key factors contributing to the predicted increase. The WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) cited air pollution, alcohol, obesity and tobacco as key factors contributing to the predicted increase. Certainly the new estimates highlight the scale of cancer today and indeed the growing burden of cancer that is predicted over the next years and decades, Freddie Bray, head of cancer surveillance at the IARC, via Al Jazeera. The IARC's annual report, based on data from 185 countries and 36 types of cancer, found that there were an estimated 9.7 million cancer deaths in 2022. The IARC added that approximately one in five people will develop cancer in their lifetime. . According to the IARC, one in nine men and one in 12 women will ultimately die from the disease. . The rapidly-growing global cancer burden reflects both population aging and growth, as well as changes to people’s exposure to risk factors, several of which are associated with socioeconomic development. , International Agency for Research on Cancer statement, via Al Jazeera. The rapidly-growing global cancer burden reflects both population aging and growth, as well as changes to people’s exposure to risk factors, several of which are associated with socioeconomic development. , International Agency for Research on Cancer statement, via Al Jazeera. Tobacco, alcohol and obesity are key factors behind the increasing incidence of cancer, with air pollution still a key driver of environmental risk factors. , International Agency for Research on Cancer statement, via Al Jazeera. Tobacco, alcohol and obesity are key factors behind the increasing incidence of cancer, with air pollution still a key driver of environmental risk factors. , International Agency for Research on Cancer statement, via Al Jazeera. Tobacco, alcohol and obesity are key factors behind the increasing incidence of cancer, with air pollution still a key driver of environmental risk factors. , International Agency for Research on Cancer statement, via Al Jazeera

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