This means when a female bites a human with a disease like Zika, she has several opportunities to pass that infection on.Nearly half the world’s population is at risk of malaria, with around 212million cases and 429,000 deaths in 2015 alone, according to The World Health Organization (WHO).
The World Health Organization warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were “backsliding”, with case numbers worldwide surging around 50 per cent last year.
GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination programme, The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
The World Health Organization wants to limit noise levels in nightclubs to stop millennials going deaf.
Globally, food-borne illnesses affect 600 million people and cause more than 420,000 deaths each year according to an assessment by The World Health Organization (WHO).
“As the national champion of the eMTCT, I have advocated for increased resources to scale up programmes for the attainment of less than 5% mother to child transmission rate in readiness for The World Health Organization(WHO) validation.
"We estimate that each year, nearly one person in 10 falls sick after eating contaminated food," said Kazuaki Miyagishima, who heads The World Health Organization (WHO) food security department.
This is a welcome initiative given that physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death in the world, according to The World Health Organization.
Last night, the Ministry of Health (MOH) was notified about this incident and with support from The World Health Organization (WHO) immediately followed the different links and managed to locate the vehicle with the dead body and relatives from DRC before reaching their village in Petta Sub county in Tororo district.
The World Health Organization estimates that efficiency improvements could unlock at least 20%, and as much as 40%, of current spending on health, creating significantly better outcomes.