#World Health Organization

  • Article: Tuberculosis Will Cost the World $1 Trillion by 2030 — Unless Countries Take Action
    Health

    Tuberculosis Will Cost the World $1 Trillion by 2030 — Unless Countries Take Action

    By David Brand|Nov. 15, 2017

    Tuberculosis, a preventable disease, killed more than 30 million people between 2000 and 2015. Read more

  • Article: This Was the Deadliest Infectious Disease of 2016, According to WHO
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    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: Climate Change Is Already Damaging the Health of Hundreds of Millions of People, Report Shows
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Already Damaging the Health of Hundreds of Millions of People, Report Shows

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 31, 2017

    But there are still “significant glimmers of hope”. Read more

  • Article: Why Zimbabwe's President Was Relieved of His WHO Appointment After Less Than 1 Week
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    Why Zimbabwe's President Was Relieved of His WHO Appointment After Less Than 1 Week

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 23, 2017

    In 2016, only 30% of Zimbabwe's hospitals were running on full capacity. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand and Korea Have Eradicated Measles and Rubella
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    New Zealand and Korea Have Eradicated Measles and Rubella

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 17, 2017

    This milestone achievement is being heralded as another win for routine immunization! Read more

  • Article: Health Officials Pledge to End Deaths from Cholera, ‘Disease of the Poor’
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    Health Officials Pledge to End Deaths from Cholera, ‘Disease of the Poor’

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 16, 2017

    Vaccines and Improved Sanitation Could Save Almost 100,000 Lives Read more

  • Article: There Are Now 124 Million Obese Children in the World
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    There Are Now 124 Million Obese Children in the World

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 11, 2017

    And it keeps getting worse. Read more

  • Article: The UK Has Eliminated Measles for the First Time
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    The UK Has Eliminated Measles for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 28, 2017

    This is a “huge achievement”. Read more