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ILO ready to help Vietnam weather COVID-19-triggered labour crisis

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam stands ready to support the Vietnamese government, employers and employees in the fight for decent work at the time of the global health, labour and economic crisis.

G20 health ministers agree to tackle antibiotics resistance

Health ministers of the G20 leading economies, meeting for the first time on Saturday, agreed to work together to tackle issues such as a growing resistance to antibiotics and to start implementing national action plans

Double vaccines 'could hasten the end of polio'

 Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the disease, research suggests.