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A funny thing happened at the World Bank the other day. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim gestures while speaking at the forum Endpoverty 2030 during the I
The tiny island of Haiti is one of the most densely populated and poorest countries in the world. Its latest report says that at least half the population lives in the countryside, with no access to safe drinking water and health care. There are just three doctors for every 10,000 Haitians. But there’s one thing […]
After a UN panel’s latest report, GlobalPost looks at five key statistics on the science of global warming.
Tuberculosis is much less of a health threat in the United States than it is in other countries. But a family in Boston discovered that even here, no one is immune from this ancient foe. More than a dozen family members were infected with TB, and matriarch Judy Williams died at age 59.
A new study disputes findings that obesity among young children has declined, but because both sets of research used different time frames, both may be right.
Adolescent health: WHO health topic page on adolescent healthprovides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic.
ABC News’ Chief Health and Medical Editor, Dr. Richard Besser (left), interviews Dr. Pierre Rollin (right) at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe. In August 2012, Dr. Rollin led a team from CDC’s Viral Special Pathogens Branch investigating an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Kibaale District of Western Uganda. Photo: Justin Williams, CDC.
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