Saturday 20 Sep 2014

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All posts tagged World Health Organization

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Meltzer came to the AHA as a way to meet people; it turned out to be ‘almost like a calling’

Neil Meltzer grew up knowing exactly what he wanted to do with his life. He was going to save the world. Seriously, that’s how he describes his longtime aim of making the world a healthier place. His dream job was …

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“Saving Children’s Lives” pilot program making a difference in Africa

A new training program led by the American Heart Association is saving lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and may ultimately help prevent the needless deaths of many young children

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Tobacco use could kill 1.5 million in India by 2020, report says

Despite numerous smoke-free and anti-tobacco laws, India tobacco controls are not being well implemented, says an international report released on Thursday. The result is that the ravages of tobacco