#World Health Organization

  • Article: These Are the 13 Most Pressing Global Health Issues This Decade

    These Are the 13 Most Pressing Global Health Issues This Decade

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    The World Health Organization released a list of health issues to be addressed in the next 10 years. Read more

  • Article: World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 8, 2020

    Vaccination is key to preventing the spread of the deadly disease. Read more

  • Article: Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio
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    Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 22, 2019

    A 2-year-old boy has been found to have the virus. Read more

  • Article: 3 Million People Can’t Access Tuberculosis Treatment: Report

    3 Million People Can’t Access Tuberculosis Treatment: Report

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 18, 2019

    In 2018, 1.5 million people died of the disease. Read more

  • Article: UK Announces 'Unprecedented' Commitment to Eliminate World's 5 Worst Neglected Tropical Diseases

    UK Announces 'Unprecedented' Commitment to Eliminate World's 5 Worst Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2019

    It will protect 200 million people from debilitating diseases that can cause disability and death. Read more

  • Article: Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    The number of cases is the highest it’s been since 2006. Read more

  • Article: Nairobi Just Rolled Out a Massive Polio Vaccination Drive

    Nairobi Just Rolled Out a Massive Polio Vaccination Drive

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 30, 2019

    “We are very close to achieving that goal of eradicating polio.” Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2019

    The outbreak has become the second deadliest in recorded history. Read more