#WHO

  • Article: Lack of Access to a Range of Family Planning Options Leads to More Unplanned Pregnancies: Report

    Lack of Access to a Range of Family Planning Options Leads to More Unplanned Pregnancies: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 29, 2019

    The WHO released a new report that investigates contraception use in 36 low-middle income countries. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1 in 3 Women in These Countries Are Mistreated During Childbirth: Study

    More Than 1 in 3 Women in These Countries Are Mistreated During Childbirth: Study

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 10, 2019

    The study shows 59% of women in lower-income countries received vaginal examinations without consent Read more

  • Article: Why This Health Organization Is Calling to Lift Ebola Vaccine Limits in the DRC

    Why This Health Organization Is Calling to Lift Ebola Vaccine Limits in the DRC

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 10, 2019

    MSF says increasing vaccine supplies and access could help contain the outbreak. 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: Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 19, 2019

    Less than three years after it was eliminated, the disease is back. Read more

  • Article: Universal Healthcare Is Going to Cost South Africa R256 Billion to Implement By 2022

    Universal Healthcare Is Going to Cost South Africa R256 Billion to Implement By 2022

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 12, 2019

    The National Health Insurance bill will help more South Africans access medical services. Read more

  • Article: I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    July 22, 2019

    Sara Elgamal’s film tells the story of three women leading the fight against FGM in Ethiopia. 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