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Half the world now following doctors’ orders on cutting trans fats: WHO

A total of 53 countries had best practice policies in place for tackling industrial trans fats in food as of last year, vastly improving the food environment for 3.7 billion people, or 46 per cent of the world’s population, according to a milestone report published by the UN World Health Organization on Monday.

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Rising heat in Europe and Central Asia killing almost 400 children a year: UNICEF

Soaring summer temperatures in Europe and Central Asia are killing nearly 400 children a year according to new analysis of the latest available data by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released on Wednesday.

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Where do I go now, ask Gazans uprooted by new Israeli evacuation orders

Gazans uprooted by the Israeli military’s latest evacuation orders have fled their shelters and homes “running for their lives”, with barely any belongings and little idea where they will end up, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

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UN agencies urge immediate boost in HIV services to end AIDS by 2030

An immediate increase in HIV services is needed in the countries most affected by the pandemic to end AIDS by 2030, according to a new report by the Global Alliance for Ending AIDS in Children by 2030, released on Monday.

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