Report launched on World Cities Day offers tools for city leaders to tackle deaths through non-communicable diseases and road traffic injuries.
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Globally, at least 2.2 billion people have a vision impairment or blindness, of whom at least 1 billion have a vision impairment that could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed.
Despite progress, a pregnant woman or newborn dies somewhere in the world every 11 seconds. More women and children survive today than ever before – UN report.
WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare. 17 September was established as World Patient Safety Day by the 72nd World Health Assembly in May 2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is delivering urgently-needed medicines and medical supplies to more than 40 primary health care centers and referral hospitals across Libya.
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) PAHO issues $3.5 million donor appeal for humanitarian health response in the Bahamas
Weak systems and funding gaps jeopardize drinking-water and sanitation in the world’s poorest countries.
WHO advised against any restriction of travel to, and trade with, the Democratic Republic of the Congo based on the currently available information.
Trans fat intake is responsible for over 5 Lakhs deaths from coronary heart disease each year globally.
Malawi first of three in Africa to roll out landmark vaccine.
Regional Director for the WHO African Region visits disaster zone
Tripoli, Libya, 8 April 2019 — The World Health Organization strongly condemned the killing of two doctors who had been providing critically needed services to civilians in Tripoli. “It is unacceptable for health workers to…
WHO recommends composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2019-2020 northern hemisphere influenza season
New WHO-ITU standard aims to prevent hearing loss among 1.1 billion young people Geneva – Nearly 50% of people aged 12-35 years – or 1.1 billion young people – are at risk of hearing loss…
5 February 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of increasing attacks on health facilities and workers in both frequency and scale. WHO has documented more than 41 attacks targeting health workers and facilities…