World Health Organization
UN: One quarter of the world's health centers lack clean water
A new report from the World Health Organization and UNICEF has found an alarming number of health centers around the world lack access to clean water. Dirty water can fuel the global spread of deadly superbugs.
How can drug regulation be made effective in Africa?
According to the World Health Organization, only 20 per cent of member states have effective, well-developed drugs regulation systems and about 30 per cent have no, or very limited regulation in place.
Air pollution kills 7 Million people a year, WHO reports
Nine of 10 people around the world are exposed to dangerously high levels of pollutants that can lead led to an early death, according to a new World Health Organization report.
New strategy reveals how WHO, others will end Yellow Fever outbreaks in Africa
Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against Yellow Fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization, GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners.
Ethiopia's Tedros elected new WHO chief
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom is elected as the new head of the World Health Organization, the first African at the helm of an agency widely seen as needing major reforms.
Malaria infections on the rise in Nigeria
The World Health Organization says more women and children in Sub-Saharan Africa are being tested for malaria. It says there's been a 20-percent rise in testing, but despite the progress, a large number of infections are still being reported.