New York: New guidelines on abortion are now available from the World Health Organization (WHO), in a bid to prevent more than 25 million unsafe terminations that happen each year. more
Over one billion obese people globally, health crisis must be reversed - WHO

New York: On World Obesity Day, marked on Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries to do more to reverse what is a preventable health crisis.

WHO alert over childhood cancer inequalities in Europe

New York: Progress in the overall survival rate for children with cancer is uneven across Europe, with a significant proportion of the thousands diagnosed with cancer each year, still dyi ...

New WHO platform promotes global cancer prevention

New York: With one in five people worldwide developing cancer during their lifetimes, prevention of the disease has become one of the most significant public health challenges of the 21st ...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe abortion

New York: New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on Wednesday by the UN health agency and partners.

Covid pandemic can end in 2022 if comprehensive measures taken: WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: The international community can put an end to the coronavirus pandemic in 2022 if it takes comprehensive measures, Director-General of the World Health Organization (W ...

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, one for patients with critical diseaseand one for non-severe cases.

New COVID variant B.1.640 not a threat yet: WHO

Geneva/UNI/Xinhua: The new COVID variant called B.1.640 being monitored by the World Health Organization (WHO) is not "circulating widely at the moment" and has so far been iden ...

COVID-19: WHO urges Europeans to be smart and safe this holiday season

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is reminding Europeans to remain vigilant against COVID-19 spread as they round out the year with friends and family.

COVID-19: Don’t underestimate Omicron, WHO chief warns

New York: The Omicron variant is “probably” now present in most of the world’s countries and it would be a mistake to dismiss the COVID-19 strain as “mild”, ...