Pointing out that suicide remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, WHO sets new guidelines to help countries in their suicide prevention efforts.
The World Health Organisation on Tuesday launched a year-long global campaign to World No Tobacco Day 2021 - “Commit to Quit".
The WHO has launched a new toolkit that aims to improve global birth defects surveillance.
The world observes World AIDS Day every December 1 to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection
The WHO advisory on testing was issued in its Guidance Note on “Public Health Criteria to Adjust Public Health and Social Measures in the Context of COVID-19”.
As the unlocking begins, it is also time for India to engage with a truthful self-reflection.
The UN health agency said that more research is needed to elucidate the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through air.
The WHO survey, conducted ahead of the International AIDS Society’s biannual conference, stated that 24 countries reported having either a critically low stock of ARVs or disruptions in the supply of these life-saving medicines.
The current scourge with the advent of COVID-19 pandemic tells us that there is the need to protect people from health emergencies