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Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies

Donors have pledged an additional US$ 15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom… Read More »

Over 65s find it hard to stick to statins

Most older Australians prescribed statins to lower their cholesterol don’t completely follow doctor’s orders when it comes to how long they should take them, with many giving them up within a year. A study by Monash University of more than 22,000 patients aged over 65 found more than half were inconsistent when it came to… Read More »