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The World Health Organization calls for an emergency meeting to discuss yellow fever outbreak.

WHO Calls for Emergency Meeting Over Yellow Fever Outbreak

The World Health Organization will conduct an emergency meeting on Thursday in Geneva to tackle the alarming spread of yellow fever that has hit hardest in Angola and re-stressed the importance of mass vaccination.

The most polluted cities are located in the Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Southeast Asia.

UN Report: Worst Polluted Cities in the World are in Middle East and Southeast Asia

According to a new report from the World Health Organization, urban cities around the world have the highest concentration of the worst air pollution, increasing by eight percent in the last five years.

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Eight in 10 City Dwellers Worldwide are Breathing Unhealthy Air: WHO

The report said contaminants in outdoor air cause more than three million premature deaths a year.

Twenty-one nations, including 6 African countries hit hard by Malaria, have the potential to be malaria-free by 2020- in the photo two model campaign for mosquote net use

China and 20 Others Could be Malaria-free by 2020-WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 21 countries, including six in Africa where the disease burden is high, have the potential to be malaria-free by 2020. Almost 400,000 people have died from this mosquito-borne diseases.

China's Diabetes Rate

China’s Diabetes Rate to Reach Unprecedented Levels by 2040

China's diabetes rate is expected to rise in the coming years, as an estimated 150 million Chinese face the risk of being afflicted by the disease by 2040.

The new method that might cure HIV/AIDS is called CRISPR/Cas9 and it claims that a person could be virus-free.

Cure for HIV is Just 3 Years Away, Scientists Say

A team of researchers from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University claim that the cure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is just three years away.

Asian female Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Manager discussing diet with Asian male person with diabetes

151 million expected to have diabetes in China by 2040

The swelling trend of diabetes is a foremost concern for China as close to 100 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes, which is highest in the world as per the data released by International diabetes federation (IDF). According to IDF, the number of diabetes cases has increased rapidly in recent years and is projected to reach 151 million by 2040 in the country. There are almost 500 million more people, suffer from so-called “prediabetes”—a stage where blood sugar levels are high, but not high enough to trigger a diagnosis—indicating what the IDF calls “the enormity of diabetes as a public health problem in China”. A study by IDF also says that 13% of medical expenditures in China are directly caused by diabetes.

Beijing Orange Smog Alert As the Worst this Year

Severity of Smog Affects Health and Economy in Beijing

Heavy smog in Beijing is affecting the health of residents of the city as well as te city's economy output. Currently, Beijing is under an 'orange alert' along with other cities in northern China.

World AIDS Day Campaign

What You Need to Know on World AIDS Day

HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) remains one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Since the discovery of the disease, different health organizations like WHO have been actively campaigning to educate people and stop transmission. Today, with the rapid evolution of technology, a movement to stop the spread of HIV AIDS via ads on radio, television and other multimedia platforms is being promoted.

Teenage Girl in Oregon Tested Positive For Bubonic Plague

Teenage Girl in Oregon Tests Positive for Bubonic Plague

Health officials have announced that a teenage girl in Oregon has tested positive for bubonic plague on Thursday.

HIV Retroviral Drugs

World Health Organization Advocates Antiretroviral Treatment For All HIV Cases Regardless of Stage

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday that it is recommending antiretroviral treatment to all persons diagnosed with HIV regardless of its stage. The recommendation is based on a study which shows that providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) as early as possible can increase a HIV-infected person's chances of living a longer and healthier life.

Ebola

After Surviving Ebola, Patients Suffer Pains and Eye Ailments

Many Africans, who survived the deadly Ebola, now have to contend with prolonged pains in their joints. The World Health Organization announced on Friday that Ebola survivors also face the possibility of going blind due to serious inflammation in their eyes.

Authority Bans Shanghai Family School Vaunting Ancient Teaching Methods In China

Almost 33% of People Worldwide Lack Proper Toilet [REPORT]

For many people across the globe, having a good flush is still not an option.

Cardiovascular Test to a boy

China and The American Heart Association Join Forces Against Cardiovascular Diseases

China is now doing its part in terms of improving and educating Chinese people about their health. The American Heart Association together with China Tuesday have already organized and finalized their partnership.

WHO

WHO: Lindane Insecticides And DDT Can Lead To Cancer

On Tuesday, WorldHealth Organization cancer agency says that a non-hodgkin lymphoma, a type of disease that can cause cancer to a human body was linked to the insecticide lindane.

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