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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 depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. more
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, ...

Yaws and maternal and neonatal tetanus eliminated from India – UN health agency

New York, July 15 (Just Earth News): The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday announced the elimination of yaws, and maternal and neonatal tetanus, to India and hailed ...

New Zika response strategy to focus on preventing, managing medical complications – UN health agency

New York, June 18 (Just Earth News):The United Nations health agency on Friday issued a revised strategic response plan for the next one and a half years to combat the transmission of the Zi ...

Health ministry: India continues to be polio free

New Delhi, Jun 15 (Just Earth News): The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed on Wednesday that India continues to be polio free as the country has eradicated wild polio vir ...