The majority of cities in European countries saw levels of fine particulate air pollution decline between 2010 and 2016.
The last five years have seen a 20% jump in the death rate in Britain, where experts say poor diagnosis and a failure to take asthma seriously is leading to preventable fatalities.
World Health Organisation reports massive rise in mosquito borne disease as Venezuela's anti-malaria campaigns fail.
Half of European countries are vaccinating less than one in three older people against flu.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a WHO goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an
It follows a global outcry over the appointment
How some of the most well-known faces on the planet are using their status in tackling mental health
Authorities in Yemen begin clean-up operation in Sanaa to combat deadly cholera outbreak
The car manufacturer Volvo made the bold move of stopping production of fossil-fuel vehicles by 2019. Why we need more grit like that in the existential fight against microbial resistance.
The World Health Organisation has called for urgent medical supplies to control the cholera outbreak in the war-ravaged country.
The World Health Organization (WHO) appointed the first African to lead the institution on Tuesday.
New data from the World Health Organization shows Eastern European and Balkan countries suffer the highest rate of European air pollution.
The highest suicide rate is in the WHO's European region. The lowest rate in its Eastern Mediterranean region.
The World Health Organisation has announced live trials of Mosquirix in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.
The death of a young Portuguese girl at the hands of measles has highlighted the danger to those who are not vaccinated against the disease, as it continues to spread across many parts of…
The World Health Organisation invites us to use World Health Day on 7 April to talk about depression, the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide.
Romania and Italy have been urged to take urgent action to address a spike in measles cases.
Have you ever heard of Melanie Segard? Well if you suffer from Downs Syndrome, this young French girl has just made history by presenting the weather programme on French TV.
Measles is on the rise in parts of Europe amid a trend of high scepticism towards vaccines in some rich countries, research shows.
Smoking is on the rise according to the World Health Organisation and the costs far outweigh global revenues from tobacco taxes.
Being diagnosed with HIV today means something very different than it did 20 or 30 years ago.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency – warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying
Authorities in New Delhi have begun revoking licences of older diesel vehicles and halted construction work, in a desperate bid to combat days of extreme air…
A tax of at least 20 percent on sugary drinks is being called for by the World Health Organisation to fight the problem of obesity.
Thailand has reported its first confirmed cases of Zika-related birth defects.
A global study says 92 percent of people live in areas where air quality exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) limits.