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WHO rolls out an early warning alert and response system across Mozambique

In a joint effort, the Mozambican Ministry of Health and WHO is rolling out an early...

Nearly 900 million people lack basic water services at their health care facility

A new report, published 3rd April, found that one in four health facilities lack basic...

Over one thousand cholera cases reported following Cyclone Idai

The number of cholera cases continues to rise in Mozambique, following Cyclone Idai....

Nearly 1,000 cases of Ebola in DRC

As the number of confirmed infections approaches 1,000, WHO have reaffirmed their...

New Ebola drug trial brings hope to the Democratic Republic of Congo

A new drug trial for Ebola has brought hope to people in the Democratic Republic of...

WHO chief says Uganda’s Ebola strategy ‘will go a long way’

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, Uganda’s strategies have been recognised globally....

Mental health support should be a priority for Refugees

While major physical epidemics, such as viral diseases receive major recognition and...

As global vaccination coverage falls, measles cases spike

According to a report from the World Health Organisation, numerous countries have...

World Aids Day: 1 December 2018

Tomorrow, 1st December 2018, marks World Aids Day, a day that rallies support for...

Qatar Fund for Development commits $3 million to eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Dr. Matashidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director of Africa and Mr. Misfer Hamad Al-Shahwani,...

Venezuelan government denies health crisis as many continue suffer

According to a report from Human Rights Watch, Venezuela is in the middle of a critical...

Community Health workers in Myanmar contribute to 70% reduction in Malaria species

Over a six year period, malaria cases in remote and rural locations of Myanmar have...

UN report warns Asia-Pacific is falling behind Zero Hunger targets, as millions remain malnourished

According to a recent United Nations report, hundreds of millions of children and...

Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint equivalent to that of entire countries

Backed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a recent study recommends that the...

Africa commits to eliminating Cholera by 2030

African Health Ministers have announced a pledge to end cholera in the African region...

30% of schools do not have access to safe drinking water, report finds

A new report from the UN Children’s fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation...

New drug could prevent thousands of deaths during childbirth

A study partly led by the World Health Organisation has found that a new drug could...

Paraguay has officially eliminated Malaria, confirms WHO

The World Health Organisation have today certified that Paraguay has eliminated Malaria,...

WHO prepares Cox’s Bazar for flooding and monsoon conditions

The Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar has started to experience intermittent...

WMO and WHO unite to protect against weather, climate change and atmospheric threats

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

World Bank and WHO unite to improve global health security

The World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have launched a new mechanism...

Nepal becomes first country in South East Asia to eliminate trachoma

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that Nepal has eliminated trachoma as...

DCR faces new Ebola challenge one case is identified in city of Mbandaka

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has confirmed that a case of Ebola has...

Air pollution kills 7 million each year, 90% of which are in poor countries

The latest report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals the significant damage...

5 things you might not know about malaria

Today, 25th April 2018, marks World Malaria Day a critical day to recognise the...

As global cases of malaria rise, what new methods can be used to prevent its spread?

Malaria experts are warning of a resurgence in the disease as global cases are no...

“No single agency can meet the massive health needs” of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, says WHO

Healthcare is a key priority for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, with numerous agencies...

Poverty reduction as effective as medicine in preventing TB

A recent study published in Lancet Global Health has revealed that poverty reduction...

Kenya is declared free of dracunculiasis by WHO

The World Health Organisation has certified Kenya free of dracunculiasis following...

Lao PDR launches comprehensive new plans to tackle stunting

Representatives from two provinces in Lao PDR have agreed on a comprehensive new approach...

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