#WHO

  • Article: This 75-Year-Old Disney Animation of Malaria Is Super Relevant Today
    Health

    This 75-Year-Old Disney Animation of Malaria Is Super Relevant Today

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 21, 2018

    In 1943, Walt Disney made an animated short to educate the public about malaria. Read more

  • Article: The Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Been Defeated in the Congo
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    The Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Been Defeated in the Congo

    By Joe McCarthy|July 25, 2018

    The disease’s containment is a testament to improved health care. Read more

  • Article: More Children Were Vaccinated in 2017 Than Ever Before
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    More Children Were Vaccinated in 2017 Than Ever Before

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|July 17, 2018

    But almost 20 million infants did not receive full immunization in 2017. Read more

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