WHO’s Tedros appeals for more information on COVID spread in China

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern on Wednesday over the evolving COVID-19…

Global disparity in access to essential vaccines, finds WHO report

Limited supply and unequal vaccine distribution means that lower-income countries consistently struggle to access essential inoculations…

500 million people will develop heart disease between 2020 and 2030: Report

Almost 500 million people will develop heart disease, obesity, diabetes or other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) attributable…

UN health report: Women and children pay heaviest price for ‘gaping inequities’

A new UN report shows that women’s and children’s health has suffered globally, as the impacts…

“ Worrying upsurge” in deadly cholera, warns WHO

After years of declining cholera cases, “a worrying upsurge” of deadly outbreaks across the world has…

WHO alerts against four India-made cough syrups after dozen children die in Africa

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday issued a medical product alert over four cough and cold…

Dementia: WHO launches blueprint to tackle generational health challenge

Dementia is one of the greatest health challenges of our generation, according to the World Health…