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.
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
Authorities in Yemen begin clean-up operation in Sanaa to combat deadly cholera outbreak
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 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.
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…