#WHO

  • 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

  • Article: This Was the Deadliest Infectious Disease of 2016, According to WHO
    Health

    This Was the Deadliest Infectious Disease of 2016, According to WHO

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 31, 2017

    It killed 1.7 million people around the world. Read more

  • Article: Measles Vaccines Have Saved More Than 20 Million Lives Since 2000
    Health

    Measles Vaccines Have Saved More Than 20 Million Lives Since 2000

    By David Brand|Oct. 27, 2017

    The number of people who died from measles dropped last year, but millions still need vaccines. Read more

  • Article: 900,000 Rohingya Refugees Set to Be Immunized Against Cholera
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    900,000 Rohingya Refugees Set to Be Immunized Against Cholera

    By Elisabeth Resch  and  Shakira Donovan|Oct. 19, 2017

    How a focus on health & sanitation can prevent the humanitarian crisis from worsening. Read more

  • Article: Updated: The Plague Has Not Spread from Madagascar to Seychelles
    Health

    Updated: The Plague Has Not Spread from Madagascar to Seychelles

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 17, 2017

    Eleven people have been hospitalized. Read more

  • Article: 10,000 Rohingya Refugees Fled to Bangladesh in a Single Day This Week
    Citizenship

    10,000 Rohingya Refugees Fled to Bangladesh in a Single Day This Week

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 10, 2017

    Myanmar has pushed more than half of an entire minority group out of their homes. Read more