#The World Health Organization

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Kicks Off Mass HPV Vaccination Drive to Protect Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    Kenya Kicks Off Mass HPV Vaccination Drive to Protect Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    From Voice of America|Oct. 23, 2019

    The East Africa region has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world. Read more

  • Article: The UN's Deadline to Eradicate Guinea Worm Was Just Pushed Back by a Decade

    The UN's Deadline to Eradicate Guinea Worm Was Just Pushed Back by a Decade

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 7, 2019

    “We are being realistic and down to earth.” Read more

  • Article: The Amazon Fires Are Making the Air Poisonous for Children

    The Amazon Fires Are Making the Air Poisonous for Children

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 30, 2019

    Climate change is a public health emergency. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea

    New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 16, 2019

    Papua New Guinea has labeled 2019 as the ‘Year of Immunization’. Read more

  • Article: African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    Ageing populations, tobacco, and alcohol are causing an increase in cancer cases. Read more

  • Article: This South African Farmer's Family Inspired Him to Help Change His Community's Eating Habits

    This South African Farmer's Family Inspired Him to Help Change His Community's Eating Habits

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 13, 2019

    South Africa has the highest number of obese children in the world, according to UNICEF. Read more

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more