Report by Public Health Experts Laments “Missed Opportunity” as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

Knowledge Action Change  criticizes the World Health Organization for endorsing countries that ban e-cigarettes; says organization is ignoring international treaty that approves these lower- harm alternatives to smoking

GENEVA, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As delegates gather for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) biennial conference

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Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Protests have rocked Uganda since last year, when the government amended the constitution to abolish presidential age limits, allowing President Yoweri Museveni to stay in power indefinitely.

The demonstrations spilled onto the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York last week, when …

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Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 in Restive Western Ethiopia

Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state affiliated media reported Tuesday.

The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and western Benishangul-Gumuz regions.

Violence began when officials from Benishangul-Gumuz were killed by unidentified gunmen, said …

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