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World Health Organization: Specialized agency of the United Nations
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.

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Taiwan calls on China to share 'correct' virus information

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China on Wednesday to share "correct" information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on..
Reuters - Published

What is coronavirus and should Americans be worried? What to know about the outbreak in China

The World Health Organization will determine if the coronavirus outbreak in China is a global health emergency. Here's what to know about the disease
USATODAY.com - Published

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Russian Airports Screening Chinese Travelers For Deadly Coronavirus [Video]Russian Airports Screening Chinese Travelers For Deadly Coronavirus

Russian airports are screening travelers arriving from China to try to identify those infected with the new coronavirus. In Russia, at least four airports have introduced screening measures to try to..

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How your Fitbit can tell if you're getting sick [Video]How your Fitbit can tell if you're getting sick

A study in the United States has found that heart rate and sleep data from wearable fitness tracker watches like the Fitbit can predict and alert public health officials to real-time outbreaks of flu..

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China virus fear slams European shares [Video]China virus fear slams European shares

European shares were on pace for their sharpest decline in three weeks on Tuesday, as mounting concerns over a new coronavirus outbreak originating in China sparked a rush to safe-haven bets. David..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

'Hundreds of thousands' killed by counterfeit medicine in Africa [Video]'Hundreds of thousands' killed by counterfeit medicine in Africa

World Health Organization sounds alarm as West African leaders move to crack down on huge illegal trade.

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Mysterious virus spreads in central China [Video]Mysterious virus spreads in central China

A mysterious strain of viral pneumonia has affected 59 people in Wuhan, China since mid-December 2019.

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Just How Often Should You Bathe Your Tiny Little Baby? [Video]Just How Often Should You Bathe Your Tiny Little Baby?

Newborn babies are both a joy and a sight to behold. But once they're home, it's up to the parents to set a routine for their day-to-day life. According to Business Insider, part of that routine for..

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World's first malaria vaccine introduced in Africa [Video]World's first malaria vaccine introduced in Africa

The World Health Organization has implemented a large-scale malaria vaccine pilot program for 360,000 children across Africa.

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WHO expects further spread of new coronavirus in China

The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday that the new coronavirus was likely to spread to other parts of China and possibly other countries in coming days.
Reuters - Published

WHO Emergency Committee on coronavirus to meet on Wednesday

The World Health Organisation is convening an emergency committee of experts on Wednesday to assess whether the coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes an international emergency, the WHO said on..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak spreads in China

Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan.
Reuters - Published

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar..
Reuters - Published

WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide

There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on..
Reuters - Published

Thailand reports case of coronavirus from China

thailand reports case of coronavirus from china
BANGKOK (AP) — A Chinese visitor to Thailand has been confirmed to be infected with a new strain of coronavirus that has been linked to a pneumonia outbreak in central China, health officials said..
WorldNews - Published

China shares genetic sequence of novel coronavirus from Wuhan: WHO

china shares genetic sequence of novel coronavirus from wuhan: who
GENEVA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said Sunday that China had shared the genetic sequence of the novel coronavirus in the latest outbreak in the central city of Wuhan,..
WorldNews - Published

WHO extends travel restrictions to Pak amid polio resurgence

who extends travel restrictions to pak amid polio resurgence
Islamabad: The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended travel restrictions to Pakistan for another three months over the frequent outbreak of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in all..
WorldNews - Published

China pneumonia outbreak may be caused by Sars-type virus: WHO

china pneumonia outbreak may be caused by sars-type virus: who
World Health Organization says a new coronavirus, the family linked to Sars and Mers, may be behind Wuhan cases A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in the central Chinese city of Wuhan may be due..
WorldNews - Published

Congo: greater than 6000 useless within the "worst measles epidemic in the world"

congo: greater than 6000 useless within the worst measles epidemic in the world
The measles epidemic within the Democratic Republic of the Congo is "the worst in the world" and has killed greater than 6,000 folks in a single 12 months, mentioned the World Health Organization (WHO)..
WorldNews - Published

Ebola vaccine approved by FDA

ebola vaccine approved by fda
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved a vaccine for the prevention of the deadly Ebola virus disease. The agency announced the approval of Ervebo, a single-dose,..
WorldNews - Published

Ebola spreads in Congo after militants attack treatment camp: WHO

Cases of the deadly Ebola virus have risen in the Democratic Republic of Congo where health care workers remain largely cut off from the disease's hotspots since militants attacked their camp, the..
Reuters - Published

WHO to Javadekar: No study shows pollution spares Indians

The World Health Organization (WHO), a specialized agency of the United Nations working on international public health, has rebuked Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar for stating that there..
IndiaTimes - Published

WHO contradicts Javadekar’s views on pollution and lifespan

who contradicts javadekar’s views on pollution and lifespan
Nagpur: The World Health Organization (WHO), a specialized agency of the United Nations working on international public health, has rebuked Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar for stating that..
WorldNews - Published

Global measles deaths surge to 142,000, WHO estimates

global measles deaths surge to 142,000, who estimates
London — Measles infected nearly 10-million people in 2018 and killed more than 142,000, mostly children, as outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health..
WorldNews - Published

‘More deaths than Ebola’: Measles outbreak hits DRC

More than 5,000 people, mainly children, have died in what is currently the world’s biggest measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said..
France 24 - Published

Ebola health workers killed and injured by rebel attack in Congo

ebola health workers killed and injured by rebel attack in congo
World Health Organization chief warns violence will harm efforts to deal with Ebola outbreak Four health workers fighting the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been killed and..
WorldNews - Published

Samoa measles deaths: ‘Huge outbreak’ kills 39 amid anti-vax surge

samoa measles deaths: ‘huge outbreak’ kills 39 amid anti-vax surge
A measles outbreak has killed 39 people in Samoa and the number of cases being recorded is rising due to the rise of anti-vaccine message, says the World Health Organisation. The Samoan government..
WorldNews - Published

WHO, UNICEF evacuate 76 staff from Ebola teams in Congo due to insecurity

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday evacuated dozens of their staff working on the Ebola epidemic from the town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of..
Reuters - Published

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Around the World

Nearly a quarter of a million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are thought to have been infected by measles in 2019 alone, the World Health Organization said.
NYTimes.com - Published

More polio cases now caused by vaccine than by wild virus

more polio cases now caused by vaccine than by wild virus
LONDON (AP) — Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in..
WorldNews - Published

74 per cent of India’s teenagers physically inactive: WHO

Eight out of every 10 teenagers in the world are not as physically active as the World Health Organisation. In India 73.9% of its teenagers classified as “physically inactive’’ in a WHO report..
IndiaTimes - Published

WHO sounds alarm on Ebola due to Congo insecurity

About 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo yet many of them are out of reach due to clashes and insecurity, the World Health Organization..
Reuters - Published

Chile will investigate police violence; nearly 5,000 dead from measles in Democratic Republic of Congo

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has announced human rights investigations into the country's police force following an Amnesty International report accusing security forces of deliberately..
CBS News - Published

World Health Organization Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Never Stops Worrying

world health organization chief tedros adhanom ghebreyesus never stops worrying
I am afraid for Dr. Tedros’ safety. The World Health Organization Director-General and I are walking from the WHO’s midtown-Manhattan offices to the nearby U.N. campus, where Tedros is..
WorldNews - Published

2019 Women Leaders Global Forum: Invest Smarter, Live Healthier

Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, and Malak Azmirly, Youth Council Member at Plan International Sweden and #Girl2Leader Delegate, speak at the 2019 Women Leaders Global..
CBS News - Published

Vitamin-rich foods to keep eye problems at bay

vitamin-rich foods to keep eye problems at bay
Increase in screen time has led to many people experiencing eye problems at an early age. Watery eyes, blurry vision and constant headaches are some of the symptoms. According to the World Health..
WorldNews - Published

‘Pay to breathe?’: ‘Oxygen bars’ hit New Delhi as India chokes under pollution & declares ...

‘pay to breathe?’: ‘oxygen bars’ hit new delhi as india chokes under pollution & declares ...
A new fad sweeping India offers customers a breath of fresh air – literally. As pollution in New Delhi hits toxic levels, “Oxygen bars” are popping up in the city to help locals breathe easy, but..
WorldNews - Published

South Sudan, UN to immunize 144,000 against cholera

south sudan, un to immunize 144,000 against cholera
JUBA, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- UN agencies in collaboration with South Sudan's health ministry will launch a vaccination exercise on Monday targeting some 144,033 people against cholera in Renk, a county..
WorldNews - Published

Some European doctors think Chinese medicine should come with a health warning

some european doctors think chinese medicine should come with a health warning
Hong Kong (CNN)Herbs to increase breast milk supply and heal the spleen. Traditional remedies which promise to cure insomnia and acne. Secret cancer treatments that have been ignored or suppressed by..
WorldNews - Published

Diabetes: UN to tackle 'overly expensive' insulin prices

The World Health Organisation wants to produce and test generic versions of the diabetes medication.
BBC News - Published

Ebola emergency chief decries new attacks on frontline staff, after DR Congo worker death

ebola emergency chief decries new attacks on frontline staff, after dr congo worker death
Security measures for staff helping to fight health emergencies need to be stepped up urgently, a UN health agency top official said on Monday, after a frontline Ebola epidemic community worker was..
WorldNews - Published

Winning hearts and minds over vaccines

The World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy -- when parents delay or withhold vaccines for their children -- as one of the Top 10 health risks for 2019. Now, with more than 700 confirmed..
CBS News - Published

Exclusive: WHO, Congo eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concerns

The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for, new guidelines show, after a patient's death challenged the accepted medical..
Reuters - Published

Clinica de Recuperação

A Getsêmani é uma clínica de recuperação sediada em Peruíbe, litoral de São Paulo e atende pacientes de todo o litoral paulista, além da região do Vale da Ribeira, Grande ABC e Grande São..
WorldNews - Published

New tuberculosis treatment for developing countries to cost $1,040

new tuberculosis treatment for developing countries to cost $1,040
A newly-approved three-drug treatment for tuberculosis will be available in 150 countries, including India and South Africa, priced at $1,040 for a complete regimen, more than twice the cost proposed..
WorldNews - Published

Two of three polio viruses eradicated in 'historic' step: WHO

The World Health Organization welcomed an "historic step" toward a polio-free world on Thursday as an expert panel certified that the second of three types of the crippling virus has been eradicated..
Reuters - Published

WHO supports Government to immunize ‘Almajiri’ Children in Northwest Nigeria

who supports government to immunize ‘almajiri’ children in northwest nigeria
Zamfara, 22 October, 2019 - In an effort to reach and vaccinate every eligible child in Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Government to vaccinate as many Almajiri children..
WorldNews - Published

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