• We conducted a staggered, pre-post quasi-experimental study at four inpatient health facilities in western Uganda to assess the impact of a multi-modal intervention for improving quality of care following formal training on WHO "Quick Check" guidelines for diagnosis of severe illness in low-income settings. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Everyone who starts HIV treatment in lower- and middle-income countries should start treatment with a combination containing dolutegravir, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) in Mexico City today. (aidsmap.com)
  • World Health Organization Says Transgender Identity No Longer a "Mental Health Disorder" - But Playing Too Many Video Games Is! (christianobserver.net)
  • In its revised International Classification of Diseases released Monday, the WHO removed transgender identity as a mental health disorder and added gaming disorder to the list. (christianobserver.net)
  • BEIJING (AP) - China and the World Health Organization are discussing plans to trace the origin of the coronavirus outbreak following a visit to the country by two experts from the U.N. agency, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. (ap.org)
  • GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization said Monday an advance team looking into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak has concluded its mission in China, and the U.N. health agency is preparing the deployment of a larger group of experts to the suspected outbreak zone. (ap.org)
  • GOMA, Congo (AP) - Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency , authorities said Thursday. (ap.org)
  • LONDON (AP) - The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency after spreading to eastern Congo's biggest city this week. (ap.org)
  • Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa - quarantine - but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Officials at the World Health Organization warned this week that a recent outbreak of polio among children in Syria potentially could threaten the entire region unless urgent steps are taken to halt its spread. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The number of confirmed cases in Congo's new outbreak of the Ebola virus has risen to 13, including three deaths, the health ministry said late Saturday. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization has warned that this new outbreak of the deadly virus in North Kivu province poses a particular challenge as the region is a 'war zone' with several active armed groups and thousands of displaced people. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization has warned that this new outbreak of the deadly virus in North Kivu. (chicagotribune.com)
  • A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as the country Monday begins a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, Congo's health minister said. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization today declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, after resisting the classification for months as the number of worldwide cases soared well past 100,000. (politico.com)
  • The Zika virus outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization declared Monday, citing an unproved but strongly suspected link between the virus and the birth defect known as microcephaly. (ibtimes.com)
  • The abuses could spook potential donors and partners as the organization begins its week-long annual meeting Monday in Geneva, seeking increased support to fight a devastating outbreak of Ebola in Congo and other deadly diseases including polio, malaria and measles. (nypost.com)
  • More than 220 people are sick and three have died as part of a listeriosis outbreak in Spain, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). (foodsafetynews.com)
  • On May 29, less than two weeks after warning the WHO that it had 30 days to reform or lose U.S. support, Mr. Trump announced his administration was leaving the organization due to what he said was its inadequate response to the initial outbreak of the coronavirus in China's Wuhan province late last year. (csmonitor.com)
  • The president said in a White House announcement that Chinese officials "ignored" their reporting obligations to the WHO and pressured the organization to mislead the public about an outbreak that has now killed more than 130,000 Americans. (csmonitor.com)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) called for "drastic action" Wednesday to address the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and announced it would convene a meeting of the health ministers of 11 countries in early July to develop a response plan to prevent the disease from crossing more borders. (infowars.com)
  • Critics of the Trump administration have accused the president of shifting blame to other targets, including the media, the Obama administration, Democratic lawmakers and the World Health Organization as the outbreak in the U.S. worsened. (go.com)
  • Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization has approved the world's first Ebola vaccine amid history's second largest outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (upi.com)
  • GENEVA (AP) -- The World Health Organization has raised its pandemic alert for swine flu to the second highest level, meaning that it believes a global outbreak of the disease is imminent. (dispatch.com)
  • The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reached 2,400 from at least 4,784 cases, chief of the World Health Organization, or WHO, Margaret Chan said Friday. (ibtimes.com)
  • JOHANNESBURG - The World Health Organization on Sunday reported another record increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, at over 230,000, as the United States grappled with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world. (courant.com)
  • International support is essential if health workers are to continue fighting the Ebola outbreak. (nature.com)
  • The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number of cases spiked tenfold in a week. (ktla.com)
  • Outbreak specialists worry that the spread of new viruses from patients to health workers can signal the virus is becoming adapted to human transmission. (ktla.com)
  • The withdrawal notification was widely denounced as misguided, certain to undermine an important institution that is leading vaccine development efforts and drug trials to address the COVID-19 outbreak.The Republican chairman of Senate health committee, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, said he disagreed with the decision. (ketv.com)
  • The World Health Organization jumped into action on the Zika virus outbreak in 2016, in sharp contrast with the WHO's much slower 2014 response to the Ebola outbreak. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Five months and nearly 1,000 deaths later, the WHO announced that the West African Ebola outbreak was a "public health emergency of international concern. (baltimoresun.com)
  • MonWHO 2010: Pandemic Control (Level 4 Crisis) MonWHO 2011: Maternal Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Withdrawing from the World Health Organization amidst an unprecedented global pandemic is an astounding action that puts the safety of all Americans and the world at risk. (startribune.com)
  • Scientists who advised the World Health Organization on its influenza policies and recommendations-including the decision to proclaim the so-called swine flu a "pandemic" had close ties to companies that manufacture vaccines and antiviral medicines like Tamiflu, a fact that WHO did not publicly disclose. (go.com)
  • And in the U.S. a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services defended WHO's handling of the pandemic. (go.com)
  • An official Council of Europe inquiry led by Paul Flynn, a British member of parliament, concluded that the "Parliamentary Assembly is alarmed about the way in which the H1N1 influenza pandemic has been handled, not only by the World Health Organization (WHO), but also by the competent health authorities at the level of the European Union and at national level. (go.com)
  • Flynn's team stopped short of saying that WHO had bungled the pandemic, but did conclude that some of WHO's actions led to the "waste of large sums of public money, and also unjustified scares and fears about health risks faced by the European public at large. (go.com)
  • Trump has insisted that the WHO helped enable the Chinese government's cover-up of the pandemic and has repeatedly called for the organization to be defunded. (matadornetwork.com)
  • All three candidates promised to reform the famously bureaucratic WHO, champion universal health care and make the world safer from the next global pandemic. (npr.org)
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the need to advocate for breastfeeding as a public health intervention that saves lives and prevents infections and illnesses in the wider population. (paho.org)
  • Refusing to work with our partners across the world to fight this pandemic will only prolong the crisis, further undermine our international standing, and leave us less prepared for future crises. (complex.com)
  • China's cover up of the Wuhan virus allowed the disease to spread all over the world, instigating a global pandemic that has cost more than 100,000 American lives and over a 1,000,000 lives worldwide. (ketv.com)
  • This was only the WHO's third public health emergency declaration, after the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic and polio's 2014 resurgence. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Founded in 1948, World Health Organization (WHO) is mandated to prevent and eradicate epidemics and to improve the nutritional, sanitary, hygienic and environmental conditions of people around the world. (unhcr.org)
  • Established in 1948, WHO provides leadership on global health matters, shapes the health research agenda, sets norms and standards, articulate evidence-based policy options, provides technical support to countries, and monitors and assesses health trends. (tsoshop.co.uk)
  • The Origins of the World Health Organization: A Personal Memoir 1945-1948. (faqs.org)
  • The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) is an international, non-profit advocacy organization founded in 1948 to advance the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health. (rarediseases.org)
  • The Trump administration sent its withdrawal notice from the World Health Organization to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on July 6, 2020. (csmonitor.com)
  • After the success of the first campaign of World Food Safety Day 2019, we invite the different actors responsible for ensuring food safety to celebrate this second campaign " Food Safety, everyone's business ", which will be celebrated on 7 June 2020. (paho.org)
  • has been selected by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding (WABA), as this year's theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2020. (paho.org)
  • Still, health officials are warning that the H7N9 virus, which can be lethal, is on the rise. (nytimes.com)
  • Howard County health officials are preparing for potential dangers posed by Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that prompted the World Health Organization to declare an international public health emergency last month. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Four cases of the virus have been confirmed in Maryland, up from three last week, according to Maryland health officials. (baltimoresun.com)
  • World Health Organization officials warned that the virus could ramp up to overwhelm Africa, then spread across the globe, straining. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Health officials have emphasized that the majority of people do not face a major risk from the Zika virus and that, given the potential link to birth defects, the people at greatest risk are women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. (ibtimes.com)
  • The withdrawal decision, which can come into effect as early as July 6, 2021, was widely denounced by health officials. (csmonitor.com)
  • The move was immediately assailed by health officials and critics of the administration, including numerous Democrats who said it would cost the U.S. influence in the global arena. (csmonitor.com)
  • The White House has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to review intercepted communications and other data to see whether China and possibly the World Health Organization concealed information early on about the novel coronavirus , two administration officials told ABC News. (go.com)
  • Chan reportedly said that the epidemic has been escalating at a faster rate than the ability of health officials to manage it. (ibtimes.com)
  • Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of WHO has drawn criticism from U.S. lawmakers and top health officials. (complex.com)
  • Chinese officials ignored their reporting obligations to the World Health Organization and pressured the World Health Organization to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered by Chinese authorities because they have failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms, we will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds toe other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs. (ketv.com)
  • At a meeting at the White House, a director with the National Security Council told diplomats and health officials that they must now justify any engagement with the WHO as being necessary for national security and public health safety, senior government officials told ProPublica. (propublica.org)
  • National security and health officials confirmed those assertions. (propublica.org)
  • As a rule, "high-ranking public- health officials try to avoid apocalyptic descriptors. (vegsource.com)
  • As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In 2014 the world held its breath as Ebola rampaged through Africa, killing thousands with gruesome efficiency. (chicagotribune.com)
  • An Ebola health worker is seen at a treatment center in Beni, Eastern Congo. (nypost.com)
  • Today, the World Health Organization gave the green light to doctors in West Africa to use the first ever rapid test for diagnosing the Ebola virus. (popsci.com)
  • Over the next few years, animals may reintroduce the virus to humans, and it will be important for health care providers to quickly identify which diseases they are dealing with: Is it a routine case of malaria, or Ebola? (popsci.com)
  • Health workers remove the body of Prince Nyentee, a 29-year-old man whom local residents said died of Ebola virus in Monrovia Sept. 11, 2014. (ibtimes.com)
  • Cuba's health ministry said Friday that it will send 165 health workers to Sierra Leone, while the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation also announced this week that it will donate $50 million to fight Ebola in West Africa. (ibtimes.com)
  • An experimental drug ZMapp, which is in limited supply, is being used to treat several doctors and health workers infected by Ebola. (ibtimes.com)
  • Our reporter visited Ebola responders working with the World Health Organization in the cities of Beni, Butembo and Katwa in North Kivu, an eastern province of the DRC. (nature.com)
  • Ongoing attacks and kidnappings in areas where Ebola is spreading mean most international aid groups have many fewer staff on the ground than do the WHO and the DRC Ministry of Health. (nature.com)
  • It's a case of deja vu because that's exactly what we were saying with Ebola,' said Trudie Lang, a professor of global health at the University of Oxford. (haaretz.com)
  • Large drugmakers' investment in tropical disease vaccines with uncertain commercial prospects has so far been patchy, prompting health experts to call for a new system of incentives following the Ebola experience. (haaretz.com)
  • A nine-month course of treatment seems to work as well as a longer regimen to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis, a growing threat to global health. (nytimes.com)
  • The World Health Organization on Thursday recommended a significantly shorter and less expensive form of treatment for hundreds of thousands of patients world-wide with drug-resistant tuberculosis, a change that could help cure many more of them of the debilitating and difficult-to-treat disease. (wsj.com)
  • The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on sugary drinks, forcing a World Health Organization panel to back off the U.N. agency's previous call for such taxes as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and other life-threatening. (chicagotribune.com)
  • President Donald Trump announced Friday that the United States will cut ties with the World Health Organization. (cnbc.com)
  • China has total control over the World Health Organization despite only paying $40 million per year compared to what the United States has been paying, which is approximately $450 million a year,' Trump said during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden. (cnbc.com)
  • After months of combative language and dissatisfaction directed at the World Health Organization, the Trump administration is formally withdrawing from the WHO. (matadornetwork.com)
  • The Trump administration is pulling the United States out of the World Health Organization, as the country faces record-breaking spikes in coronavirus cases. (complex.com)
  • The Trump administration's official withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) puts the health of our country at grave risk. (ama-assn.org)
  • On May 29, President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the World Health Organization. (propublica.org)
  • Building Back Better: Sustainable Mental Health. (tsoshop.co.uk)
  • There are, of course, other reasons to monitor or restrict alcohol consumption at any point in time, as the W.H.O says that it "can exacerbate health vulnerability, risk-taking behaviours, mental health issues and violence" and "In particular, alcohol compromises the body's immune system and increases the risk of adverse health outcomes. (oregonlive.com)
  • The topics and themes also vary for every issue, from health system financing for health care, to health security and mental health. (worldatlas.com)
  • To foster activities in the field of mental health, especially those activities affecting the harmony of human relations. (nationsencyclopedia.com)
  • The federation's objectives include improving the quality of mental health services, reducing the stigma associated with mental and emotional disorders, and protecting the human rights of individuals defined as mentally ill. (rarediseases.org)
  • The major obstacles are inefficient procurement and supply systems, poor partner collaboration, and lack of crucial reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health commodities on national essential medicines lists. (who.int)
  • Experts warned that the U.S.'s withdrawal from the organization would hurt not just Americans, but the entire world, as many other countries rely on WHO as its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (complex.com)
  • In the Zika case, the Pan-American Health Office, a regional WHO office, had expertise on mosquito-transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya fever, which legitimized its call for more WHO action. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Brazil's Health Ministry said in November that Zika was linked to a fetal deformation known as microcephaly, in which infants are born with smaller-than-usual brains. (haaretz.com)
  • The clinical symptoms of Zika are usually mild and often similar to dengue, a fever which is transmitted by the same Aedes aegypti mosquito, leading to fears that Zika will spread into all parts of the world where dengue is commonplace. (haaretz.com)
  • The two organisations jointly consult with host governments and donors to determine health measures for beneficiaries within the context of ongoing national development efforts. (unhcr.org)
  • This is going to be a major implication for delivering essential health services to some of the most vulnerable people in the world, and we trust developed donors will, if necessary, step in to fill that gap. (cnbc.com)
  • While we are grateful to our current donors, the symptoms of a health system that is breaking down are only becoming more severe as we move into the fourth year of the conflict. (unfoundation.org)
  • WHO Director-General Margaret Chan warned that diabetes rates have skyrocketed in both rich and poor countries, but in poor countries "health services are almost totally unprepared to cope with the onslaught of chronic demands that come with the rise of non-communicable diseases. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The organization respects all individuals' freedoms, and also their governments' responsibilities to protect earth's citizens from health hazards and diseases by working to provide safe water and ensure clean air. (worldatlas.com)
  • Could it be that some of the auto immune diseases that the world is currently contending with is caused by an undiagnosed microbe? (bellaonline.com)
  • Diseases like Malaria and HIV are crushing third world countries economically, as families struggle to survive, leaving orphaned children behind and no recourse for prosperity to the family unit. (bellaonline.com)
  • This has not really moved the scientific markers in any significant way with regards to the decision making that needs to be made around the world for the use of a substance which has the potential to prevent serious diseases," Kettner told the CBC. (newswise.com)
  • The new draft guidelines released by the World Health Organization puts a number of diseases in correlation with sugar consumption and should, therefore, act as a serious warning against developing a sweet tooth or as a strong encouragement to get rid of it. (amazonaws.com)
  • News about World Health Organization, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. (nytimes.com)
  • As the World Health Organization (WHO) releases their new recommended sugar intake makes news today, it turns out that Mary Poppins might not have been far from the mark in recommending just a spoonful of sugar. (amazonaws.com)
  • Since polio cases were reported last fall, we have conducted monthly campaigns and have, together with UNICEF, supported the health authorities in vaccinating over 2.9 million children under the age of 5 against polio across Syria. (unfoundation.org)
  • Together with UNICEF, the WHO has been successful in overseeing programs to promote breastfeeding and improve the health and nutritional status of pregnant women, infants, and mothers with young children. (faqs.org)
  • The agency declared Covid-19 a global health emergency on Jan. 30 when there were only 82 cases outside of China and zero deaths, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press conference on May 1. (cnbc.com)
  • One in every four couples in developing countries had been found to be affected by infertility, when an evaluation of responses from women in Demographic and Health Surveys from 1990 was completed in collaboration with WHO in 2004. (who.int)
  • Solving bottlenecks in these areas would radically help country health systems function better, enabling more people have access to vital health services. (who.int)
  • Its mission is to improve people's lives, to reduce the burdens of disease and poverty, and to provide access to responsive health care for all people. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The toolkit is expected to assist researchers, program managers, and policy makers to use existing data or to collect a minimal amount of data to better assess and document the success ( or failure) of interventions aimed at improving young people sexual and reproductive health. (macfound.org)
  • Research shows that while a number of interventions can help improve health outcomes in young people, there is no single action or intervention that can broadly meet the needs of all young people across geographies. (macfound.org)
  • Nine out of 10 people around the world breathe polluted air, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). (usatoday.com)
  • An "alarming" 7 million people die each year from air pollution, the report said, as air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. (usatoday.com)
  • Seven million people died from exposure to air pollution around the world in 2012, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) published Tuesday. (msnbc.com)
  • The World Health Organization announced its first list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" on Monday, detailing 12 families of bacteria that agency experts say pose the greatest threat to human health and kill millions of people every year. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Too much caffeine leads to health problems for some people, by interfering with sleep, triggering migraines, and causing digestive problems. (cancer.org)
  • The World Health Organization now says that the coronavirus can be airborne and that people without symptoms can spread the virus more easily than previously thought. (cbsnews.com)
  • Every minute 44 people fall sick from eating contaminated food, according to the World Health Organization. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • Straif said there were dramatic differences in air quality between cities around the world and that the most polluted metropolises were in China and India, where people frequently don masks on streets to protect themselves. (cbsnews.com)
  • It is also a day when people and nations take a single health issue and find ways to protect people from its health threats. (worldatlas.com)
  • The WHO is bent on providing leadership in accomplishing good health all over the globe, doing so in partnership and cooperation with other organizations in its duty to ensure the continued overall good health of all the world's people. (worldatlas.com)
  • The World Health Organization also started an online database on people with mental disabilities, with the aim of eradicating human rights abuses toward this group of people. (worldatlas.com)
  • The World Health Organization reports that as many as 12 million people a year die of heart disease, making it the number one killer in the world today. (articlealley.com)
  • At NationofChange, our mission is to help people create a more compassionate, responsible, and value-driven world, powered by communities that focus on positive solutions to social and economic problems. (nationofchange.org)
  • More than 99% of people sick with suspected cholera who can access health services are surviving. (commondreams.org)
  • Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people. (commondreams.org)
  • Chelsea Hedquist: What are the most pressing health challenges facing the people of Syria? (unfoundation.org)
  • Each year, smoking kills at least 5 million people worldwide, and that death toll could rise if nations don't do more to fight smoking, says the World Health Organization. (empowher.com)
  • People need more than to be told that tobacco is bad for human health. (empowher.com)
  • In a tobacco use and control report released Wednesday, the WHO noted that nearly 95 percent of people in the world aren't protected by laws that ban smoking. (empowher.com)
  • People and organizations associated with either the creation of this report or its content. (unt.edu)
  • In Florida, where parts of Walt Disney World reopened Saturday, 15,299 people tested positive, for a total of 269,811 cases, and 45 deaths were recorded, according to state Department of Health statistics reported Sunday. (courant.com)
  • In 1945, three physicians, Drs. Szeming Sze of China, Karl Evang of Norway, and Geraldo de Paula Souza of Brazil, proposed the formulation of a single health organization that would address the health needs of the world's people. (faqs.org)
  • Special programs include the Applied Nutrition Program, which began in 1960 and attempts to improve the nutritional health of people worldwide. (faqs.org)
  • Currently in the world, it is estimated that one in ten people becomes ill after consuming contaminated food, and 420,000 people die each year, being children under 5 years the most affected, with 125,000 every year. (paho.org)
  • The theme focuses on the impact of infant feeding on the environment/climate change and the imperative to protect, promote and support breastfeeding for the health of the planet and its people. (paho.org)
  • Missouri voters take a step to improve the health of people in their state by approving a state constitution amendment to expand Medicaid eligibility. (ama-assn.org)
  • The Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people. (specialolympics.org)
  • A comprehensive range of information is available from: Immediate notifications and follow-up reports submitted by Member Countries in response to exceptional disease events occurring in these countries as well as follow-up reports about these events, Six-monthly reports describing the OIE-listed disease situations in each country Annual reports providing further background information on animal health, on laboratory and vaccine production facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • the same companies accused of providing tainted vaccine and the same companies with monumental political lobby force across the world. (bellaonline.com)
  • Like rubella, which also causes mild symptoms but can lead to birth defects, health experts believe a vaccine is needed to protect girls before they reach child-bearing age. (haaretz.com)
  • The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. (ap.org)
  • Yemen's cholera epidemic, currently the largest in the world, has spread rapidly due to deteriorating hygiene and sanitation conditions and disruptions to the water supply across the country. (commondreams.org)
  • WHO also sends doctors and other health professionals to UNHCR operations and supports the refugee agency, governments, and other institutions in the co-ordination of humanitarian health programmes. (unhcr.org)
  • For human health, the toxic PM2.5 particles of black carbon and sulfate "pose the greatest problems, because they can get deep into your lungs, and some may even get into your bloodstream," the Environmental Protection Agency said. (usatoday.com)
  • IARC is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization. (cancer.org)
  • LONDON Air pollution is a leading cause of lung cancer, according to a new report from the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), confirming what many have long suspected of inhaling smog. (cbsnews.com)
  • The health agency reportedly said that it needed another 500 foreign health professionals, and about 1,000 local doctors and nurses to assist in the fight against the virus. (ibtimes.com)
  • A former health minister from Ethiopia takes over an agency that's struggled recently to find the funding and exert the political leadership it needs to tackle the world's health problems. (npr.org)
  • WHO Goodwill Ambassadors are celebrity advocates of the World Health Organization (WHO) and use their talent and fame to advocate for health and well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Last week in Moscow, the World Health Organization and Russian Federation held the First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Noncommunicable Disease Control, which addressed the "slow-motion catastrophe" of rising rates of non-communicable illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is an intergovernmental organization coordinating, supporting and promoting animal disease control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health experts have known for years that air pollution increases the risk of a wide range of ailments, including respiratory problems and heart disease. (latimes.com)
  • Health, as defined in the WHO Constitution, is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (nationsencyclopedia.com)
  • The preamble to the constitution defines health as 'a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (faqs.org)
  • Enter a patient organization name or disease name. (rarediseases.org)
  • NORD is not a medical provider or health care facility and thus can neither diagnose any disease or disorder nor endorse or recommend any specific medical treatments. (rarediseases.org)
  • The objective of WHO is ambitious, stated as 'the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health,' with health being very broadly defined as 'a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The constitution of the WHO notes that "the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition. (naplesnews.com)
  • There are still parts of the world where polio has yet to be rubbed out. (chicagotribune.com)
  • final containment of all polioviruses after polio eradication and OPV cessation will minimize the risk for reintroduction of poliovirus into a polio-free world. (cdc.gov)