Nipah was first identified in Malaysia in 1998. It spread to Singapore and more than 100 people were killed in both places.
Only about three million people from an estimated 71 million Hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers, received the treatment they needed, says the UN health body....
Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820,000 children under age 5 annually
Countries in sub-saharan Africa still face a huge shortage of health workers
Uganda recently passed a Tobacco control Law prohibiting smoking in public places.
Uganda has made 80% progress in elimination of neglected tropical diseases which include liver blindness, brihazia, trachoma and onchocerciasis that are...
"Tobacco exacerbates poverty, reduces economic productivity, contributes to poor household food choices, and pollutes indoor air."
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental...
Chan steps down on June 30 after a decade
The last Ebola outbreak in Congo in 2014 was quickly contained and killed 49 people according to official figures.
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