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Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights Sep 24 2016

DUBLIN Thousands of protestors marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws.

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Singapore considers monitoring program for babies born to women with Zika

SINGAPORE Singapore is exploring plans to establish a national surveillance program to monitor the development of babies born to pregnant women infected with the Zika virus, the state-owned Channel NewsAsia (CNA) said on Friday.

Sep 23 2016

Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO

SAO PAULO Raia Drogasil SA, Brazil's biggest drugstore chain, will sit out expected consolidation of the national market, the company's chief executive said in an interview, because its own rapidly expanding network is proving increasingly efficient.

Brazil Sep 23 2016

With U.S. drone rules set, firms race for flight data

United Parcel Service Inc's launch this week of drone test flights simulating emergency medical-supply deliveries highlights a race for data to prove such deliveries can be performed safely.

U.S., Sep 23 2016

Six in the running to be next World Health Organization leader

LONDON Six international health experts, including four from Europe, are to compete to become the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) after its current leader Margaret Chan ends her tenure next June.

Sep 23 2016

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