To be sure, countries are also seeing some two million new COVID-19 cases each week, WHO Executive Director Tedros Adhanom...

Announcing the findings on Monday, the UN health agency also said that the pandemic has increased the need for the vital...

A new report has been released today by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, titled Progress towards...

For medicines to work safely, it’s vital to have strong systems in place to report any undesired side effects or “adverse...

In 2019, 538.1 million people were treated for lymphatic filariasis (LF) in 38 countries that implemented mass drug administration...

A Neglected Tragedy: The Global Burden of Stillbirths, released by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization...

Painting a gloomy picture of under-investment in health, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his video message to...

The country, together with the Republic of Korea and the tiny Pacific island of Nauru, joined the COVAX Facility this week,...

Counsellors report urgent demands for mental and psychosocial support, particularly among women and girls who are facing...

“I was concerned that I might get infected. Everyone was afraid,” says 32-year-old World Health Organization (WHO) data...

In an urgent call for countries to prepare better for all catastrophic events – from earthquakes...

High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet said that in examining “the legacy of some of the most appalling...

“Herd immunity is a concept used for vaccination, in which a population can be protected from a certain virus if a threshold...

Each year, more than 700 000 people die from vector-borne diseases (VBDs) such as malaria, dengue, schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis,...

As part of WHO’s efforts to scale up the use of behavioural and social sciences, the Bulletin will publish a...

In a joint statement, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International...

A new Micronutrient survey manual (2020) and toolkit, developed in collaboration by WHO, CDC, UNICEF and Nutrition International...

On 24 September 2020, the Friends of the Task Force met in the margins of the high-level segment of the 75thsession of the...

According to the UN health agency, though TB cases fell by 9 per cent and deaths by 14 per cent between 2015 and 2019, access...

According to new estimates from UNICEF, 40 per cent of the world’s population – or 3 billion people – do not have...