Every year, 2.7 million babies die within the first month of life and roughly the same number are stillborn, according to data provided by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Bid to end violence “that affects one billion children per year”
The largest vaccination programme “ever done” to fight cholera in Haiti, is due to begin soon, initially targeting 750,000 in the centre of the Caribbean island nation.
A new project to help gather life-saving data on health trends has been launched, involving 18 countries from around the world.
“A lot more needs to be done” to help boost blood donation in many low-income countries, according to the World Health Organization, (WHO).
Ending the HIV and AIDS epidemic will not be possible without doing more to prevent the world’s 1.8 billion teenagers from being exposed to the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) believes.
New guidelines on the management of health complications from Female Genital Mutilation or FGM have been released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Sexual violence in conflict crimes “so bad” in South Sudan
Providing psychological treatment to traumatized refugee mothers can greatly improve their children’s futures.
That’s according to Michael Wessells, Professor in the Program on Forced Migration and Health at Columbia University.
The yellow fever outbreak in Angola has now killed 258 people and there are fears that it could spread rapidly unless preventative measures are taken quickly, the World Health Organization (WHO)