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COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES OPENS 14th SESSION (22 May - 1 June) COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS 78th SESSION (14 May - 1 June)
COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES OPENS 14th SESSION (22 May - 1 June) COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS 78th SESSION (14 May - 1 June)

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OCHA Press Conference
28 May 2018 12:30 - 13:15
The deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic
  • Ms. Najat Rochdi, Humanitarian Coordinator in CAR
  • WHO Press Conference
    29 May 2018 09:30 - 10:15
    On the World No Tobacco Day 2018 (31 May), WHO is focusing on the strong connection between tobacco use as a major cause of cardiovascular diseases, like stroke and heart attack. Release of a new publication, entitled the WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2000–2025, which demonstrates progress in tobacco control efforts. (Report under embargo until 31 May at 00:01 a.m. Geneva time)
  • Dr Douglas Bettcher, Director, Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO
  • Dr Kerstin Schotte, Medical officer, Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO
  • Dr Vinayak Prasad, Project Manager, Tobacco Control, WHO.