The World Health Organization will hold a special session on Thursday on the Zika virus for quick action against the infection linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil that is spreading through Latin America and the Caribbean.
Sharjah will be officially declared the first healthy city in the Middle East by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday (September 30) based on the new criteria set by its Healthy Cities programme.
According to the WHO,
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.
A group of 53 leading scientists has warned the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, arguing that doing so would jeopardize a major opportunity to slash disease and deaths caused by smoking.
The UAE has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus after a 38-year-old Jordanian resident and his pregnant wife were found to be suffering from the respiratory-related ailment.
Authorities said the World Health Organisation has st
The World Health Organisation (WHO) will recognise significant accomplishments in preventing and controlling malaria, including in high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa, tomorrow on World Malaria Day.
It will also highlight
More than half of all countries worldwide are struggling to prevent cancer and provide treatment and chronic care to cancer patients, warned a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) survey for World Cancer Day.
This means, current
Global funding for the fight against malaria has stalled in the past two years, threatening to reverse what the World Health Organisation (WHO) says are "remarkable recent gains" in the battle to control one of the world's leading
A new and potentially fatal virus from the same family as SARS which was discovered in a patient in London last week appears not to spread easily from person to person, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
In an updat
Prepaid health financing mechanisms, such as health insurance, are a key route to universal coverage, said an author of a major health services study commissioned by the World health Organisation (WHO).
“Many countries remain unce