The study shows how gender inequalities and harmful gender norms are blocking the end of the AIDS pandemic, with rising new...

“People living in poverty are significantly more likely to suffer an injury than the wealthy”, said the head of the...

The decision follows a series of consultations with global experts.  Both terms will be used simultaneously...

Zimbabwe announced the approval of the use of an injectable HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis drug (PHOTO: Luke Dray/Getty Images/Stringer) Three...

Pandemic-related disruptions caused 25 million boys and girls to miss their first dose of the measles vaccine last year,...

The outbreak began two months ago and is unfolding amid economic crisis and rising insecurity due to gang violence.  Ninety...

WHO is convening over 300 scientists who will consider the evidence on over 25 virus families and bacteria, as well as “Disease...

The deadly but treatable disease has been spreading across the country and according to the latest Government figures published...

On Saturday, people all around the world are “Walking the Talk” to reach the goals: one billion more people benefitting...

“Oral health has long been neglected in global health, but many oral diseases can be prevented and treated with the cost-effective...

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for a disproportionately high share of the global malaria burden, with around 96 per cent of...

“SDG 6.2 is about ending open defecation and providing access to safe sanitation and hygiene, and it is the furthest...

Uganda is going through a major outbreak of the deadly disease, and there have been 141 confirmed cases to date, and 22...

The advice marks a significant departure from earlier practice, reflecting the immense health benefits of ensuring caregivers...

WHO’s updated landmark Family Planning Handbook, launched on Tuesday, informs health workers on protecting access to family...

It is the first to examine the implications of COVID-19 for vaccine markets and highlights the disparity in access around...

The study gives the example of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where under a scenario of very high emissions by 2100, additional deaths...

Public health risks are increasing, driven by damaged infrastructure, stagnant water and inadequate sanitation facilities,...

The first case was reported to WHO by the Ministry of Public Health on 6 October, and there have been 381 laboratory-confirmed...

An estimated 10.6 million people fell ill with TB last year, an increase of 4.5 per cent over 2020, and 1.6 million people...