#WHO

  • Article: Ghana Has Officially Eliminated This Terrifying, Blinding Disease
    Health

    Ghana Has Officially Eliminated This Terrifying, Blinding Disease

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 14, 2018

    Trachoma is a neglected tropical disease that can blind the people it infects. Read more

  • Article: 'We Are Still at War' With Ebola Outbreak, WHO Director Warns
    Health

    'We Are Still at War' With Ebola Outbreak, WHO Director Warns

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 13, 2018

    The outbreak is stabilizing in the Congo, but the battle is not yet won. Read more

  • Article: Engineers Learn How to Detect Malaria Using Just a Magnet and Laser
    Health

    Engineers Learn How to Detect Malaria Using Just a Magnet and Laser

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 31, 2018

    Quicker and cheaper detection of malaria could help control the disease. Read more

  • Article: India Has the World’s 14 Most Polluted Cities, New Report Shows
    Environment

    India Has the World’s 14 Most Polluted Cities, New Report Shows

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2018

    The overall numbers are grim, the WHO is optimistic about the power of transparency. Read more

  • Article: Chinese Universities Are Putting HIV Testing Kits in Vending Machines
    Health

    Chinese Universities Are Putting HIV Testing Kits in Vending Machines

    By Chris Gelardi|April 16, 2018

    New cases among kids between the ages of 15 and 19 almost tripled from 2008 to 2017 in China. Read more

  • Article: The Craziest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of — Because Nobody Has
    Health

    The Craziest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of — Because Nobody Has

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 2, 2018

    The WHO says Disease X could be the next global health threat. Read more

  • Article: Malaria Is on the Rise Due to Lack of Funding, WHO Report Says
    Health

    Malaria Is on the Rise Due to Lack of Funding, WHO Report Says

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 29, 2017

    WHO warns that without additional funding, malaria cases could continue to increase. Read more

  • Article: $30 Billion ‘Fake Medication’ Industry Is Killing People Around the World, WHO Says
    Health

    $30 Billion ‘Fake Medication’ Industry Is Killing People Around the World, WHO Says

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 29, 2017

    Counterfeit drugs and poor-quality medications can put entire communities are great risk. Read more