#World Health Organisation

  • Article: Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate
    Food & Hunger

    Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 1, 2019

    It’s thanks to a parenting programme that focuses on young children and the most deprived families. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Is Investigating After Anti-Vaxxer Leaflet Was Tucked Into a Kids' Book
    Health

    Amazon Is Investigating After Anti-Vaxxer Leaflet Was Tucked Into a Kids' Book

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 30, 2019

    "That’s not targeting the parents, that’s targeting the children." Read more

  • Article: David Beckham 'Speaks 9 Languages' in New Film to Combat Malaria
    Health

    David Beckham 'Speaks 9 Languages' in New Film to Combat Malaria

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 9, 2019

    He’s been working to help end malaria — one of the world’s deadliest diseases — for over a decade. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Is 'Dramatically' Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk in the UK
    Health

    HPV Vaccine Is 'Dramatically' Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 5, 2019

    “This is a veritable triumph for medicine,” says Scotland's clinical lead for cervical screening. Read more

  • Article: The World Is Investing in Ending Neglected Diseases More Than Ever Before
    Health

    The World Is Investing in Ending Neglected Diseases More Than Ever Before

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 30, 2019

    And the US and the UK are the world’s biggest investors. Read more

  • Article: Neglected No More: World Leaders Commit to Tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases
    ImpactHealth

    Neglected No More: World Leaders Commit to Tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Sophie Barbier|Dec. 19, 2018

    Six commitments from Mandela 100 contribute to the fight against NTDs around the world. Read more

  • Article: Britain’s Air Pollution Strategy a ‘Shambolic Mess’, Say Environmental Lawyers
    Environment

    Britain’s Air Pollution Strategy a ‘Shambolic Mess’, Say Environmental Lawyers

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 12, 2018

    The lawyers who keep beating the government in court have spoken out. Read more

  • Article: This Group of People Walked From Pretoria to Cape Town for a Brilliant Reason
    Health

    This Group of People Walked From Pretoria to Cape Town for a Brilliant Reason

    By Thato Mahlangu|Oct. 12, 2018

    Crazy for Walking is using walking to destigmatise mental illness in South Africa. Read more