#World Health Organization

  • Article: Europe Is Seeing a Huge Surge of Measles — and Vaccination Rates Are to Blame
    Health

    Europe Is Seeing a Huge Surge of Measles — and Vaccination Rates Are to Blame

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 21, 2018

    In the first six months of 2018, 41,000 cases were reported. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines
    Food & Hunger

    More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2018

    It was just one of 62 mass breastfeeding events across the country this weekend. Read more

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

    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: Rising Heat Linked to Increase in Suicide in US and Mexico
    Environment

    Rising Heat Linked to Increase in Suicide in US and Mexico

    July 24, 2018

    If global warming is not capped by 2050, there could be at least an additional 21,000 suicides. Read more

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

    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: UK Air Pollution Could Be Cited as the Cause of Death in a Historic Case
    Health

    UK Air Pollution Could Be Cited as the Cause of Death in a Historic Case

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 5, 2018

    The reported evidence comes after the death of a 9-year-old girl in London. Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization No Longer Classifies Being Trans as 'Mental Illness'
    Health

    World Health Organization No Longer Classifies Being Trans as 'Mental Illness'

    By Joanna Prisco|June 21, 2018

    The United Nations health agency said the change would improve social acceptance. Read more

  • 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