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Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, OBE, JP is the Director-General of the World Health Organization more info »

Margaret Chan has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

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Jun 28, 2014
United States - Margaret Chan announces that the H1N1 outbreak has moved into the post-pandemic period. full story »
May 29, 2014
Canada - Margaret Chan, WHO's director general, said in a speech at the agency's annual meeting in Geneva "Parts of the world are quite literally eating themselves to deathh" full story »
May 28, 2014
United Kingdom - The scale of the threat from both human and animal was underlined at this meeting by the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan, who warned that the world was headed to a "post-biotic" era. full story »
May 26, 2014
United Kingdom - Addressing this meeting of veterinarians and ministers, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan also struck a note of caution on the role of camels in the spread of the disease. full story »
May 19, 2014
Austria - Genf/New York - Schlechte Ernährung wird nach Ansicht von UNO-Experten zu einem immer größeren Gesundheitsrisiko für viele Menschen "Ein Teil der Welt isst sich im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes zu Tode", warnte die Generaldirektorin der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO), Margaret Chan, am Montag in GenfG full story »
May 15, 2014
Canada - Margaret Chan said The decline translates into 17,000 fewer children dying every day in 2012 than in 1990 full story »
Austria - Die weitaus größten Fortschritte wurden zwischen 1990 und 2012 in den armen Regionen der Welt erreicht: Um neun Jahre stieg laut WHO die Lebenserwartung in Entwicklungsländern "Ein wichtiger Grund ist, dass heute viel weniger Kinder sterben, bevor sie das fünfte Lebensjahr erreichen", sagte WHO-Generaldirektorin Margaret Chan "Jedoch gibt es immer noch eine tiefe Kluft zwischen Arm und Reichc full story »
May 06, 2014
Costa Rica - La reciente alerta de emergencia la tomó la directora general de la OMS, Margaret Chan. full story »
United Arab Emirates - Who chief Margaret Chan declared the resurgence of the disease to be a public health emergency of international concern, the first such designation since a 2009 flu pandemic. full story »
May 05, 2014
Cyprus - WHO chief Margaret Chan declared the resurgence of the disease to be a public health emergency of international concern, the first such designation since a 2009 flu pandemic. full story »
Costa Rica - La decisión la tomó personalmente la directora general del organismo, Margaret Chan, y lo hizo tras una semana de discusiones en el seno del Comité de Emergencia de la OMS, formado por 14 expertos en la materia, que recomendaron decretar el estado de emergencia porque estos contagios pueden ser una amenaza para el resto del mundo. full story »
Spain - La decisión la ha tomado personalmente la directora general del organismo, Margaret Chan, tras una semana de discusiones en el seno del Comité de Emergencia de la OMS, formado por 14 expertos en la materia, que recomendaron decretar el estado de emergencia porque estos contagios pueden ser una amenaza para el resto del mundo. full story »
Chile - La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) decretó hoy una emergencia sanitaria mundial ante el aumento de los contagios de polio en los últimos seis meses y tras detectar casos en una decena de países  La decisión la tomó personalmente la directora general del organismo, Margaret Chan, tras una semana de discusiones en el seno del Comité de Emergencia de la OMS, formado por 14 expertos en la materia, que recomendaron decretar el estado de emerge... full story »
Argentina - La decisión la tomó personalmente la directora general del organismo, Margaret Chan, y lo hizo tras una semana de discusiones en el seno del Comité de Emergencia de la OMS, formado por 14 expertos en la materia, que recomendaron decretar el estado de emergencia porque estos contagios pueden ser una amenaza para el resto del mundo. full story »
Apr 26, 2014
Peru - La directora general de la OMS, Margaret Chan, destaca en un comunicado que "el compromiso político y la ampliación de las inversiones en la lucha contra la malaria han salvado 3,3 millones de vidas desde el 2000. full story »
Syria - Margaret Chan, the Director General of World Health Organization, March 12, 2009. full story »
Apr 25, 2014
Nigeria - The statement quoted the WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan, to have said “Increased political commitment and the expansion of global malaria investments have saved some 33 million lives since the year 2000v full story »
Apr 24, 2014
United Arab Emirates - The December appeal “has gone largely unanswered” for a crisis affecting 93 million people, said a joint statement on Wednesday by UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos, Unicef director Anthony Lake, UN refugee commissioner Antsnio Guterres, World Food Program director Ertharin Cousin and World Health Organisation director Dr Margaret Chant full story »
Apr 16, 2014
Mexico - Al concluir, el Presidente ofreció una comida a Ban Ki-monn, en la que participaron el secretario general de la OCDE, José Ángel Gurría; el presidente del BID, Luis Alberto Moreno; el presidente del Banco Europeo para la Reconstrucción y Desarrollo, Chakrabarti Sumantra; la administradora del PNUD, Helen Clark, y la directora de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, Margaret Chan, entre otros. full story »
Apr 07, 2014
Spain - De hecho, la OMS advierte de que el cambio climático, los cambios medioambientales, el aumento de los viajes y el comercio internacional, la urbanización no planificada o la alteración en las prácticas agrícolas está detrás de este repunte de las enfermedades infecciosas "Nadie en el siglo XXI debería morir por la picadura de un mosquito", ha dicho gráficamente Margaret Chan, directora general de la OMSM full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Nigeria - “Simple, cost-effective interventions like insecticide-treated bed nets and indoor spraying have already saved millions of lives,” says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General. full story »
Mar 27, 2014
United States - But India hasn't reported a new case since early 2011, which led WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to say: "India has shown the world that there is no such thing as impossible. full story »
Mar 24, 2014
Israel - Margaret Chan said in Geneva that almost half a million people fell ill with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in 2012, yet less than 25% of these people were diagnosed, mainly due to a lack of access to diagnostic services. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Israel - Margaret Chan said in Geneva before World TB Day on March 24 that almost half a million people fell ill with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in 2012, yet less than 25 percent of these people were diagnosed, mainly due to a lack of access to quality diagnostic services. full story »
Oct 10, 2013
Hong Kong - "This is a welcome development, both in the fight to protect children in developing countries and in the future availability of vaccines more generally, as China is now producing vaccines up to WHO standards," WHO director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun said. full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Hong Kong - "This is a welcome development, both in the fight to protect children in developing countries and in the future availability of vaccines more generally, as China is now producing vaccines up to WHO standards," WHO director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun said. full story »
Sep 25, 2013
Canada - On Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird are hosting meetings at the UN focusing on women's health issues and forced marriage (Jerome Delay/Associated Press) Margaret Chan, the director general of the World Health Organization who was also at the session, applauded Harper's efforts  "I commend you and thank you for your leadership," she said​ Today's event was supported by the World ... full story »