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 Organisation, was an agency of the League of Nations.
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the.. WorldNews - Published
Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, killing a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist and injuring two.. Reuters - Published
According to CNN, cases of cholera have risen to more than 1,000 in cyclone-stricken areas of Mozambique. Authorities are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious, largely waterborne..
Large crowds of people waited for treatment at medical centres in the central districts of the Mozambique city of Beira on Tuesday as government made preparations for a cholera outbreak that it says is..
The mayor of Butembo said a recent attack at a hospital in the current Ebola outbreak zone in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed a Cameroonian doctor and injured several others on Friday,.. WorldNews - Published
Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. Reuters - Published
The World Health Organization says measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide in the first three months of 2019, compared with the same period last year. New numbers from the CDC show 555 cases have been.. CBS News - Published