The World Health Organisation is closely working with centres in India and across the world to support the unique knowledge of yoga with scientific evidence and incorporate it into universal healthcare approaches
Voluntary blood donations or transfusions has saved millions of lives over the years. On World Blood Donor Day we present some interesting trivia on this 'global act of charity'
The South Korean health ministry on Tuesday said there were eight more cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the total to 95
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated "Food safety: from farm to plate, make food safe" as the theme of this year's World Health Day...
Health Ministry today launched anti-tobacco public advertisements and posters featuring former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid with an aim to encourage millions of young tobacco users to refrain from the deadly habit
The World Health Organisation's Southeast Asia Regional Office (SEARO) has called for heightened political will to tackle emerging threats of non-communicable diseases (NCD), microbial drug resistance and Ebola-like disease outbreaks in the region
The weekly number of new Ebola cases registered across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone rose in the last week of January, marking the first hike in 2015, the World Health Organisation has said
The number of new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the three worst-affected countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has fallen to the lowest level since late June, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Thursday
The number of people killed by the Ebola virus disease has reached 8,795, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said
More than 7,500 people have now died from the Ebola virus, as the number of cases climbs towards 20,000, the World Health Organisation said today
There are strong indications that state-level laws banning gutka are leading to a decrease in its consumption, with nearly 49 percent respondents admitting to having consumed less since the ban, according to a WHO study
Two Ebola vaccines undergoing clinical trials have shown promising results and would be deployed in January 2015 to West African countries affected by the epidemic, a scientist from Oxford University said Monday
19th November is observed globally as World Toilet Day by members of the World Toilet Organisation as it happens to be the organisation's founding day...
A World Health Organisation (WHO) team will embark on a visit to Bahrain Sunday to assess its readiness to deal with the Ebola disease, a Bahraini health official said Saturday
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has unveiled a new WHO protocol for safe and dignified burials of people who die from the Ebola virus, emphasising the inclusion of family members and encouraging religious rites as an essential part of the burial process
The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed Saturday that the number of Ebola cases has risen to more than 10,000 in the eight affected countries, two of which, Nigeria and Senegal, had recently been declared free of the virus
The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, a media report said Saturday
Assistant Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Marie-Paule Kieny Friday said hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccines might be ready for use in the first half of 2015 to turn the tide against the deadly epidemic
Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said today
The World Health Organisation on Monday declared Nigeria officially Ebola-free, after 42 days -- or two incubation periods -- without any new confirmed cases of the deadly virus