The World Health Organization yesterday voiced alarm at the rapid spread of measles, with more than 306,000 cases reported worldwide last year -- a 79-percent increase from 2022.
The number of new cancer cases will rise to more than 35 million in 2050 -- 77 percent higher than the figure in 2022, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency warned yesterday.
Saima Wazed was appointed as the World Health Organisation (WHO) regional director for South-East Asia by the WHO Executive Board in Geneva, Switzerland today
The World Health Organization yesterday launched a global network to help swiftly detect the threat from infectious diseases, like Covid-19, and share the information to prevent their spread.
Covid-19 no longer represents a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said yesterday, a major step towards the end of the pandemic that has killed more than 6.9 million people, disrupted the global economy and ravaged communities.
Contaminated cough syrup made by an Indian company has been found in the Marshall Islands and Micronesia, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday, after a spate of child deaths linked to other syrups in some countries last year.
The World Health Organization on Tuesday warned the Covid pandemic was still volatile, saying there could be further trouble before the virus settles into a predictable pattern.
The deadliest cholera outbreak in Malawi’s history has killed at least 1,210 people, while vaccines remain scarce, the World Health Organization said yesterday.