WHO: Governments should make food safety a public priority

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on WHO: Governments should make food safety a public priority 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday urged different governments of countries in the Western Pacific Region to make food safety a public health priority.

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WHO cites need to ensure food safety from farm to plate on World Health Day

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on WHO cites need to ensure food safety from farm to plate on World Health Day 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) emphasized Monday that food safety assurance is the responsibility of all stakeholders and requires concerted action to safeguard food safety in the Region.

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Deaths due to NCDs can be preventable –WHO

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Deaths due to NCDs can be preventable –WHO 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that eight out of 10 adults in the Western Pacific Region die because of NCDs (non-communicable diseases).

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