The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria, leaving the devastating disease endemic in only two countries and bringing the world one major step...
At Security Council, top UN health officials spotlight role of emergency preparedness in Ebola fight14 Aug 2015
The deadly Ebola outbreak which ravaged West Africa for more than a year has demonstrated the...
10 Aug 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to commit to...
19 Jun 2015
On 10 May 2015, a day after the World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free, stern-faced...
18 Oct 2013
Malnutrition among children under age five in the Sahel is expected to rise again this year,...
19 Jul 2013
Five flashlight bulbs, an old car battery and a solar panel were the only tools 11-year-old Richard...
11 Apr 2013
For someone with advanced technical know-how and a devious mind, a piece of chalk or some flour or...
11 Feb 2013
In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of...
15 Jan 2013
New advances can give women more normal lives
21 Dec 2012
A Liberian soldier shows off his juggling skills at a World AIDS Day event, “Zero New Infections”,...
2 Oct 2012
Here in Rakai, where Uganda’s first AIDS case was reported in the early 1980s, it is common to see...
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