Health
New Delhi, Jul 9 (JEN): Oral sex and the lack of use of protection is developing antibiotics resistant bacteria that is spreading gonorrhea, the World Health Organisation said. more
Brazil lifts Zika emergency as cases drop by 95 percent

Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (JEN): The Brazilian health ministry has declared the prevailing Zika emergency over as cases have come down significantly, media reports said.

WHO South-East Asia countries pledge inclusive approaches for autism Adopt Thimphu Declaration at the conclusion of international conference

Thimphu, Bhutan, Apr 21 (IBNS): Thirteen year old Bhuma (name changed) spends his day at home. He does not go to school, or play with children in his neighborhood to avoid being laughed at. ...

"Depression: let's talk" says WHO, as depression tops list of causes of ill health

Geneva, Apr 1 (IBNS): Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the latest estimates from WHO, more than 300 million people are now living with dep ...

India has the highest number of people with diabetes in the World: Rebecca Reynolds

Kolkata, Dec 19 (JEN): Based on a report, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2013, Metabolic Medicine's professor Rebecca Reynolds said that India has the highest number of ...

ndia has the highest number of people with diabetes in the World: Rebecca Reynolds

Kolkata, Dec 19 (Just Earth News): Based on a report, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2013, Metabolic Medicine's professor Rebecca Reynolds said that India has the highes ...

WHO report warns global actions and investments to end tuberculosis epidemic are falling far short

Washington, Oct 14 (Just Earth News): New data published by WHO in its 2016 "Global Tuberculosis Report" show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect, and treat the disea ...

Address double burden of malnutrition: WHO

Colombo, Sept 7 (Just Earth News): The World Health Organization on Wednesday called for a whole-of-society approach to address the double burden of malnutrition which affects populations a ...

FEATURE: Tackling cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons

New York, July 27 (Just Earth News): “Wash my hands before eating and nursing the baby, wash my hands after relieving myself, use Aquatabs to purify the water…” and so, Sherline Deus l ...

Countries start to act on noncommunicable diseases but need to speed up efforts to meet global commitments: WHO

Geneva, July 18 (Just Earth News): A new WHO report highlights the need to intensify national action to meet the global targets governments have agreed to protect people from heart disease, ...