The top UN human rights official called on Friday for countries with the Zika virus to make available sexual and reproductive health counselling to women and uphold their right to terminate pregnancie
Every European country in which Aedes mosquitos are present can be at risk for the spread of Zika virus disease.
The biggest push to date to end Syria’s tangled war was thrown into fresh disarray on Tuesday as the government denied formal peace negotiations had begun and the opposition cancelled a meeting with t
The WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes with tobacco imagery to restrict the number of new adolescent smokers
Taking the form of a telephone conference, the meeting is not expected to make its decision public until Tuesday at the earliest
The last such public health emergency was declared for devastating 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
A small device made from household materials such as paper, pencil and a teflon tape can generate enough electricity to operate a remote control.
Representatives of Syria’s largest mainstream Opposition umbrella group were set to arrive in Geneva on Saturday evening, allaying fears they would boycott UN-brokered talks aimed at ending the countr
The World Health Organisation expects the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas, to affect between three million and four million people, a disease expert said on Thursday.