The World Health Organization’s emergency response capabilities are “lacking” and will put thousands of lives at risk if they are not reformed now, a high-level United Nations panel convened in the wake of the Ebola crisis said.
The impact of Ebola spread far beyond those infected
25 per cent of Russian men die before they are 55, study reports
Billionaire philanthropist spoke after polio workers were killed in Pakistan
Discovery of genes that confer resistance to the drug artemisinin is major step forward for treatment of the disease
Tests have confirmed 20 people died after contracting the disease on the island
Government issues ‘serious’ influenza pandemic response alert
Over 130,000 new cases of HIV were reported in Europe in 2012
The UN expresses concern about maternal mortality among children, but few member states are willing to confront the issue
Spate of heavy rain and lightening is believed to have caused breathing problems for some in the heavily polluted city of Ahvaz
Doctors worldwide urged to be 'conservative' when diagnosing condition
Country's dirty prisons are blamed for disease's spread
Sometimes they print things so myopic that you feel a fly on the wall might learn something genuinely new about human nature
Only the USA will pay more on global health - with our contribution aiming to save 'a life every three minutes'
A set of naturally occurring immune cells could play a crucial role in the body's resistance to flu
Changing our idea of masculinity is the key to preventing violence against women