The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organisation, was an agency of the League of Nations.
More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities..
Over a million Pakistani children miss out on getting vaccinated against polio as false rumors send parents into a panic. The government blames religious hardliners for telling people that the vaccines..
According to CNN, cases of cholera have risen to more than 1,000 in cyclone-stricken areas of Mozambique. Authorities are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious, largely waterborne..
Large crowds of people waited for treatment at medical centres in the central districts of the Mozambique city of Beira on Tuesday as government made preparations for a cholera outbreak that it says is..
The World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy - when parents delay or withhold vaccines for their children - as one of the Top 10 health risks for 2019. Now, with more than 700 confirmed cases.. CBS News - Published