Eating processed meat can cause bowel cancer in humans while red meat is a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said on Monday in findings that could sharpen debate over the merits of a meat-based diet.
Some 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global status report on road safety 2015, despite improvements in road safety.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday formally declared Sharjah as the first healthy city of the region.
Dr Ala Alwan, WHO regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean, made the announcement in the presence of His Hi
A new global partnership to be launched in New York today (September 26) will support low- and middle-income countries to strengthen monitoring, tracking and sharing of key performance indicators for primary health care.
Despite a drop in the number of people facing starvation, nearly one in three of the world's population are malnourished, even as obesity spreads around the globe, an international food security think-tank said on Tuesday.
Governments are not doing all they should to tackle the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), a committee of health experts at the World Health Organization said.
The WHO's emergency committee, wh
A majority of patients those who have recently contracted the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in Saudi Arabia were health workers, according to a report.
The World Health Organization (W
The World Health Organization (WHO) has attributed the lack of control over the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronovirus (Mers-CoV) to camels, as compared to South Korea which got rid of the disease within two months, according to a report
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised Sharjah as the first healthy city in the region following the latter’s adherence to all the requirements pertaining to the WHO’s Healthy Cities programme.
Nearly one in 10 people worldwide have a mental health disorder, but only one per cent of the global health workforce is working in mental health, according to a report report.
The World Health Organization’s ‘Mental H