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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...

WHO calls for a significant scaling up of health services in Cox’s Bazar

The World Health Organisation (WHO) are calling for an increase in health services...

UNICEF: ‘we are failing the world’s poorest babies’

The latest report by UNICEF into new-born mortality reveals that the global deaths...

WHO has announced new guidelines on care standards during childbirth

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new guidelines on global care standards...

UNFPA donates N$7 million worth of contraceptives to Namibia

The United Nations Population Fund has donated $7 million Namibian Dollars’...

WHO increases its efforts to reach malnourished children in South Sudan

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that over 261,000 children living in...

Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving SDGs in Africa

On 7 February the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar...

FGM ‘not acceptable’ in the 21st Century, but 3 million girls are still at risk each year

Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM which is dedicated to the eradication...

UN Environment and WHO agree to fight environmental pollution together

UN Environment and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have signed a new agreement...

Leading NGOs join forces to equip health workers with digital technology

Two innovative NGOs have announced a partnership to increase the availability of digital...

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