As we say ‘goodbye’ to 2015 and ‘hello’ to 2016, there were quite a few highlights worth mentioning. The World Health Organization (WHO) led the health response to several outbreaks and medical emergencies from West Africa to Iraq. There were some ground-breaking news in HIV treatment in addition to clear initiatives in dealing with a wide range of health issues such as food safety, diabetes, dementia and climate change.
2015 also saw the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals for the next 15 years.
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