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SUNS # 8391 Tuesday 31 January 2017

WHO : CSOs call for deferment of 'official relations' status to Gates Foundation (PRIV)
(TWN, Geneva)
Thirty civil society organisations (CSOs) from across the world working on global health issues have made a strong call for the deferment of a decision on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's application for official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO : Countries reaffirm commitment, consider progress on tackling AMR (PRIV)
(Mirza Alas, Geneva)
World Health Organization (WHO) Member States reaffirmed once again their commitment to combat antibiotics resistance at the ongoing 140th meeting of the Executive Board.

Rights : "Serious retreats" in indigenous rights protection, says UN Rapporteur (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
As the 10-year anniversary for the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Rights approaches, indigenous rights activists came together to assess the many challenges that still remain on the ground.

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