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World Health Organisation - 51 News Result(s)
  • Antibiotic Resistance a Major Threat to Public Health: WHO
    Antibiotic Resistance a Major Threat to Public Health: WHO

    A new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals the serious threat of antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance is no longer a prediction for the future but is happening right now in every region of ...

  • Every Third Person in the World is Overweight: WHO Study
    Every Third Person in the World is Overweight: WHO Study

    According to a new study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation (WHO), more than a third of the world's population is overweight which is about 37 percent of men and 38 percent ...

  • WHO Warns of Widespread Misunderstanding of Superbug Threat
    WHO Warns of Widespread Misunderstanding of Superbug Threat

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), people across the world are confused about the major threat to public health posed by drug-resistant superbugs and do not know how to stop that risk growing.

  • WHO Urges Governments to Raise Tobacco Taxes to Curb Smoking
    WHO Urges Governments to Raise Tobacco Taxes to Curb Smoking

    Governments around the world should increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to save lives and generate funds for stronger health services, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

  • These countries consume the most alcohol
    These countries consume the most alcohol

    The 'Global Health Report on Alcohol and Health 2014', released by the World Health Organization, shows country profiles of alcohol consumption for each of its member states. It states that about less than half of ...

  • Caesarean Sections Should Only be Done Out of Medical Necessity: WHO
    Caesarean Sections Should Only be Done Out of Medical Necessity: WHO

    World Health Organisation says procedure carries health risks, but does not improve mortality rates in countries where high numbers are performed.

  • Diabetes Cases Reach 422 Million As Poorer Countries See Steep Rises
    Diabetes Cases Reach 422 Million As Poorer Countries See Steep Rises

    The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled worldwide in under four decades to 422 million.

  • Processed Meat Intake May Lead to Cancer: WHO
    Processed Meat Intake May Lead to Cancer: WHO

    In a landmark statement, IARC has ruled that processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans.

  • Hypertension is Now More Common in Poor and Middle-Income Countries Than Rich Ones
    Hypertension is Now More Common in Poor and Middle-Income Countries Than Rich Ones

    From 2000 to 2010, the rate of hypertension in middle- and lower-income countries increased by nearly eight percent. For higher-income countries in that same time period, it decreased by nearly three percent.

  • World Food Safety Day 2021: Theme, Significance And 4 Easy Tips To Keep Your Food Safe
    World Food Safety Day 2021: Theme, Significance And 4 Easy Tips To Keep Your Food Safe

    World Food Safety Day: WHO and FAO jointly celebrate this day and the Member States and other relevant organisations.

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