When people need advice about topics like health, careers, or relationships, the first place they often look is the internet.
The World Health Organization (WHO) today published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant "priority patho
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first-ever global guidance on testing for chronic viral hepatitis B and C.
Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Organization (WHO), issues a statement on preparing for the long haul of Zika readiness.
Neonatal herpes is a rare but potentially devastating complication of genital herpes during pregnancy, which can cause brain damage, breathing problems, seizures and even death.
The World Health Organization (WHO) offers the following information in a Q&A format to help individuals educate themselves about seasonal influenza and its prevention.
Soda tax in Mexico. Salt limits in South Africa. Plain tobacco packaging in Australia. National health insurance in Ghana. Mandatory motorcycle helmets in Vietnam. Healthcare reform in the United States.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a major public health problem with a significant impact on morbidity, mortality and quality of life. They represent also an important economic burden to health systems worldwide.
Mosquitoes kill an estimated 700 000 people a year. If infected with viruses that cause diseases like chikungunya, dengue and Zika, mosquitos can transmit them to humans in one bite. Researchers have now pilot-deployed a new technique to control diseases transmitted by mosquitoes by making use of nature. It is one of the new tools WHO recommends for pilot deployment as a response to Zika virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) report, "State of Inequality: Childhood Immunization," addresses two overarching questions: Wha