16 May 2012 | Geneva - The World health statistics 2012 report, released today, puts the spotlight on the growing problem of noncommunicable diseases burden.
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 May 2012 - Sub-Saharan Africa cannot sustain its present economic resurgence unless it eliminates the hunger that affects nearly a quarter of its people, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) argues in the newly released A
On this international Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and ICM, the International Confederation of Midwives, commend the important work of midwives in promoting good health and makeing pregnancies and childbirths safe.
Today, 25 April 2012, we celebrate World Malaria Day under the theme "Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria". The theme draws attention to the progress made and urgent need for adequate investment to defeat malaria.
Addis Ababa, 23 April 2012 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Luis Sambo, on Monday (23 April) called for sounder health policies underpinned by primary health care values and principles to address inequities in heal