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Health Check

The BBC World Service's weekly round up of global health stories and topical issues in medicine.

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  • Interactive Training for Ebola Health Care Workers

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

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    27 mins

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    Interactive training for ebola healthcare workers; Portable cervical cancer treatment in Peru; Psychological support in Eastern Ukraine

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  • Sun damage: Light therapy; Mouth cancer

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Sun damage continuing after exposure: Light therapy in Sweden: Sharp teeth causing mouth cancer

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  • Measles in Americas: Subzero napping: Cancer & eating

    Wed, 18 Feb 15

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    Measles outbreaks in the Americas: Finnish babies napping outside: Eating well during cancer treatment

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  • LF India; Public health messaging; Life expectancy

    Wed, 11 Feb 15

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    Lymphatic Filariasis in India; Effective public health messaging; Impact of obesity on life expectancy.

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  • HPV vaccine Japan: Uruguay vs. Philip Morris: Daily pills

    Wed, 4 Feb 15

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    The HPV vaccine scandal in Japan; Philip Morris vs Uruguay – the latest on the ongoing court case: Avoiding taking a daily pill.

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