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.
In Asia Singapore had the first confirmed local transmission of the zika virus, back in August.
The World Health Organisation has advised that anyone returning from areas affected by the Zika virus should practice safe sex for at least six months.
A British study shows that by 2050, antibiotic resistance could become even more deadly than cancer.
Drinking very hot beverages ‘probably’ causes cancer, scientists have claimed.
The World Health Organisation is advising anyone who has traveled to any country with a current outbreak of the Zika virus to wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a b
The World Health Organization has rejected demands for this summer’s Rio Olympics to be moved or postponed due to the Zika virus.
Women in Europe can expect to live a healthy life for five years longer than men, according to a new report.
The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the mosquito-borne virus Zika . Margaret Chan noted that
Mosquitoes (all genera combined) kill more than 500,000 people worldwide each year. That makes them the second most deadly species to humans after
Amid mounting global concerns over the Zika virus, Colombian doctors say they are seeing a hike in cases of a rare disorder, in which the body’s