Bangladesh tackles rabies through mass dog vaccination

Thousands of people die from rabies each year, mostly in Africa and Asia. Children under age 15 are particularly vulnerable, accounting for 4 out of every 10 rabies-related deaths. Bangladesh’s canine vaccination programme aims to break the cycle of rabies transmission from dogs to humans.

Quality traditional medicine can deliver Universal Health Coverage: WHO

11 September 2014: Health Ministers and policy makers from the 11 Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region today discussed ways to integrate traditional medicines from countries of the Region into their national health care systems at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee in Dhaka.

Record every birth and death, make every life count

10 September 2014: Health Ministers and policy makers from the 11 Member States of WHO's South-East Asia Region deliberated on how to ensure strong Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee in Dhaka.

Health Ministers commit to control and eliminate vector-borne diseases

Inaugural Ceremony of the 67th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia
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Inaugural Ceremony of the 67th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

09 September 2014: Health Ministers from the 11 countries of WHO’s South-East Asia Region will meet in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 9 to 12 September to discuss key health issues facing the Region.

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