Items related to World Health Organization

Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP file picture| Guinean Red Cross workers wearing protective suits carry the corpse of a victim of Ebola in Macenta on November 21, 2014
 
AP 09 May 2015
Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days - twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease - without...
Obesity
Reuters 06 May 2015
Health data released on Wednesday provided the clearest evidence to date of the spread of chronic diseases like...
Depression pills
AFP 01 May 2015
The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fuelling drug resistance and allowing...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters are pictured in Geneva April 27, 2009.
Mai Mohsen 22 Apr 2015
In a statement on Tuesday, he World Health Organization (WHO) warned the international community of the imminent...
‘smart’ syringes 
 
Heba Helmy 23 Feb 2015
Employing the same needle or syringe to give injections to more than one person is one of the principal attributors...
AFP 19 Feb 2015
The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical...
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), from 2003 through until October 2, 2014, there have been 668 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection officially reported from 16 countries. (File photo: Reuters)
 
Mai Mohsen 17 Dec 2014
An Egyptian woman died on Wednesday of bird flu bringing the number of deaths of bird flu tonine cases since the...
Mohamed Mostafa 09 Dec 2014
Egypt maintained a clean malaria record in 2013, the World Health Organization said Tuesday in a report that detected a...
Health workers in protective gear stand at the entrance of the Ebola treatment unit of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in the Liberian capital Monrovia on October 13, 2014
AFP 15 Oct 2014
A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola, officials said Wednesday, in a new contamination far...
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
Reuters 14 Oct 2014
The number of Ebola cases in a vast outbreak in West Africa will go over 9,000 this week and the epidemic is still...