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Prime minister hails role of two million vaccinators after country goes without any new case for three years.
Report warns new cases of cancer will rise by half by 2030 globally, with developing nations set to be hit the hardest.
Leading economies agree that a funding surge for research is needed as experts warn of a dementia time-bomb.
As London hosts an international conference on dementia, many in the UK are unable to receive sufficient treatment.
Leaders of five UN agencies in rare joint appeal urge international community to find a political solution to conflict.
Number of smokers continue to grow as tobacco industry aims to protect profits and keep people puffing.
To treat cancer in the developing world, different techniques are needed than are used in wealthier countries.
Two studies conducted in Africa show Aids drugs can reduce transmission rates among heterosexual couples.
World body is set to launch investigation into source of the epidemic, which many Haitians blame on UN peacekeepers.
Researchers say a vaginal gel could reduce chances of HIV transmission in women.
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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
 
 
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