Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Kids Every Year
The WHO reports that pollution is the main cause of death of 1.7 million kids each year. The report stresses the damages of toxic environments, and recommends some measure to help reduce children's mortality rate.
WHO Lists 12 Bacteria for Which Antibiotics No Longer Work
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a catalogue of 12 priority pathogens which have been very resistant to antibiotics. The objective behind listing the bacteria is to help scientists identify the pathogens and as well as develop newer effective antibiotics. WHO came up with the initiative to arrest the spread of pathogens that pose the greatest threat to public health.
Hepatitis E in Australia Puts Passengers Of Cruise Ship At Risk
Two cruises of Golden Princess have put passengers at risk for Hepatitis E in Australia. The health notification came after a crew menber was diagnosed with the rare form of liver infection.
Mexico Car Ban Ineffective In Diminishing Air Pollution
Despite its efforts to improve the condition of air pollution through car ban, experts said that Mexico's failure to 'clear the air' is a big failure.
Ebola Alert: World Health Organization Is Not Prepared For The Next Ebola Attack
The world still ill-prepared for the next epidemic or pandemic expected virus. But the truama of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may drive the change in health approach.
Oh No! Type 2 Polio Virus Strain Can Cause More Damage Than Before, But How? Has The Virus Evolved? Details, Inside
Is There A Polio Vaccine Shortage? How Dangerous Is The Newly Discovered Type 2 Polio Virus Strain That Is Poses A Major Threat To The Society? What’s The Truth Behind Claims That The Virus Has Evolved Into A Much Stronger Version? Here’s What Health Experts Have To Say
Introducing The Lifesaving Treatment For HIV Launched By UN, Is This The Final Answer?
Considering that HIV is indeed a deadly disease especially if left untreated, the cure for the said disease is yet to be discovered. But with this alleged ‘lifesaving’ treatment for HIV launched by UN, could this finally be the cure that we have all been waiting for? Here are the details.
Ebola Cure Finally Discovered: Is There A Catch?
Considering the fact that Ebola has been a dreaded disease since its emergence, how accurate are the recent claims that the breakthrough cure for the said disease has finally been discovered? Find out what health authorities have to say
Yellow Fever Epidemic Eradicated In Angola
As Yello Fever ravaged the country for months, recent report says that the epidemic has now been eradicated. Thanks to the nationwide and international joint efforts of local workers, the U.N., and WHO, millions have been vaccinated and declared free from the disease.
At Long Last! HIV ‘Cure’ Finally Discovered? Details Inside
With the growing cases of HIV being recorded every year, can the new technology finally put an an end to the seemingly pandemic virus? How effective can this solution be? Find out what health authorities have to say
Global Malnutrition On The Rise: Costs $3.5 Trillion A Year, UN Confirms
A malnourished person finds that their body has difficulty doing normal things such as growing and resisting disease. Malnutrition is on the rise and may affect half the world's population by 2035 unless governments take urgent action to reverse its spread, UN agencies and experts said on Thursday.
World AIDS Day 2016: WHO Encourage People To Get Tested
December 1, marks the World AIDS Day for the year and the World Health Organizations encourage all people to get tested. Many hospitals, centers and other groups of medical team are offering a number of free events and free HIV tests
So Much For An Odd Holiday, Here's Everything You Need To Know About The World Toilet Day
World Toilet Day Is Something You Don't Get To Celebrate Often, But Why Is It Important For Us To Put Emphasis To This Celebration? Here's Why
Research On HIV Vaccine And The Possible Cure Is On The Right Track, Says Australian Researchers, Here's Why
As The Quest For A Possible HIV Cure Continues, A Renowned Team Of Researchers Said That It Is Going Through The Right Track, But Why Is That? What Made Them Say It? Could This Mean The 'Cure' Is Already Here?
Zika Virus Is No Longer An International Public Health Problem, WHO Says
The World Health Organization (WHO) claimed that Zika virus will no longer be considered as one of the Public Health Emergency of International Concerns. It was announced under the International Health Regulations following a meeting of the Emergency Committee on Zika and microcephaly on Friday.