An experimental malaria vaccine protected healthy adults from infection for more than a year in a clinical trial in US, an advance that may help control and ultimately eradicate the deadly disease.
Global malaria eradication is possible within a generation, but only with renewed focus, new tools and sufficient financial support, according to a paper published in The Lancet by the Global Health Group’s (GHG) Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) at UC San Francisco.
So far this year, only nine polio cases have been reported in the entire world. By this time next year, the World Health Organization predicts that number will finally reach zero.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is focusing this year's World Health Day, on 7 April 2016, on diabetes - a largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers in many countries, most dramatically in low- and middle-income countries.
When the UN was formed in 1945, it was decided a global health organisation should be set up. The World Health Organisation was born on April 7, 1948.
In the Planet's second most populous country, the World Health Organization (WHO) noted that 40% Indians carry Tuberculosis (TB) bacteria; the number so high that out of the 9 million people living with tuberculosis across the globe, 2 million cases are reported from our country itself.
The World Kidney Day (WKD) which is celebrated annually on March 12 aims to raise awareness about our kidneys to keep them healthy and reduce the incidence and impact of kidney diseases.
There are many hadiths of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) which encourage Muslims to seek medical treatment. This by turn persuade Muslim societies to advance their medical knowledge and excel in biological sciences.
Millions of humans all over the globe observe today the World Cancer Day which takes place annually on February 4.