Friday, May 25, 2018

Q: What are the key health dangers for children, and what is WHO doing to address them? A: Nearly 6.9 million children under the age...

About 20−40% of global health spending is wasted. How can countries be more efficient? The world health report 2010 – Health systems financing: the path...

Q: What is WHO doing to help developing countries respond to food safety issues? A: Recent trends in global food production, processing, distribution, and preparation...

A: Although relatively few people have heard of it, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) kills on average one person every 10 seconds. COPD is not...

A damning parliamentary report has concluded that health officials have 'failed brain tumour patients for decades'            Persistent headaches are being ignored by sufferers despite the fact they...

Gastro-oesophageal reflux is a condition that affects up to half of all babies under three months of age. It can happen multiple times a day, particularly...

A: From 2000 until 2050, the world's population aged 60 and over will more than triple from 600 million to 2 billion. Most of...

Q: Why is it so important that countries support and implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control? How can they make a difference...

What are the early indications of age related hearing loss (presbycusis)? In the initial stages, a person with hearing loss may have difficulty in understanding...

Q: What are the health consequences of being overweight? A: The latest WHO projections indicate that at least one in three of the world's adult...