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Harsh Vardhan cycles to WHO meet, participates in yoga session

Health Ministers of several other countries participating in the WHO SEARO also took part in the yoga session.

03 Sep 2019 12:10 PM

WHO says microplastics in water not harmful to health

UN: Don’t worry about drinking microplastics in water.

22 Aug 2019 11:47 AM

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO

The Ebola virus is highly contagious and has an average fatality rate of around 50 percent.

18 Jul 2019 6:38 PM

World Health Organization plagued by travel expense abuses

The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report.

21 May 2019 4:58 PM

UN warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Libya

Fierce fighting for control of Libya's capital that has displaced thousands of people, threatens to bring further damage.

29 Apr 2019 4:54 PM

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WHO estimates around 150 casualties in battle of Libya's Tripoli

At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM

Turn down the volume

WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use and other audio devices to safeguard against hearing loss.

13 Feb 2019 8:40 PM

Men, school-going children more vulnerable to malaria

Study also showed that when households have an adequate supply of treated bed nets, these gender and age disparities shrink.

13 Dec 2018 7:16 PM

Scientists create new tuberculosis drug that cures 8 in 10 patients

The World Health Organization says currently only 55 per cent of people with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis are successfully treated.

24 Oct 2018 10:36 AM

Death of Malaria: Scientists wipe out whole colony of mosquitoes in new experiment

The results mark the first time this technology has been able to completely suppress a population.

26 Sep 2018 8:23 AM

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‘3 infants die every 2 min in India’

Over 8,00,000 infants died in India in 2017, highest in the world, claims UN report.

19 Sep 2018 1:09 AM

WHO praises PM Modi’s initiative

The ambitious healthcare scheme, touted as the world’s largest, aims to benefit more than 10 crore poor families in the country.

08 Sep 2018 12:59 AM

Quarter of adults too inactive, putting health at risk

There has been no improvement in global levels of physical activity since 2001, according to the study.

06 Sep 2018 9:09 AM

Playing politics with religion

The long-drawn issue of Female Genitial Circumcision has taken political and religious overtones, delaying its resolution.

30 Aug 2018 12:08 AM

'Indians may live 4 years longer if they get WHO quality standards air'

Air pollution alone may cost India more than USD 500 billion per year.

13 Aug 2018 3:44 PM

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Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Ebola is believed to be spread over long distances by bats and can turn up in bush meat sold at food markets throughout Congo.

02 Aug 2018 8:24 AM

Anti-bodies that fight Ebola viruses are now a reality

Researchers at Vanderbilt University closer to developing effective antibody treatment against viruses causing lethal disease.

01 Aug 2018 9:02 AM

Long work week may up diabetes risk for women

Exercise breaks, or getting lots of activity outside work, or other lifestyle decisions might potentially help.

26 Jul 2018 6:20 PM

Experts warn cats and dogs are vectors of superbug diseases. Should we stop owning pets?

Since pets are in such close proximity to many more humans, they're actually more likely to transfer resistant bacteria.

25 Jul 2018 2:30 PM

Factors linked to chikungunya, dengue outbreaks discovered

Dengue infections are on the rise globally, according to the World Health Organization.

25 Jul 2018 11:31 AM

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