According to the World Health Organisation, more than 300 million people worldwide now live with depression. Less than half of those receive treatment because of fear and discrimination arising from stigma and a lack of available services.
Breast cancer is a serious illness that mostly affects adult and elder women. Those affected by the disease may feel pain on their breast or notice discoloration and irregular shape of their breast. Some serious cases may be fatal.
Health experts are calling for the government to increase tobacco tax and use the money to expand health care benefits for the public.
Viral hepatitis kills. It kills many people every day, all over the world. It is so widespread, yet so many remain ignorant about the risk of contracting the disease, and the need to shield themselves with the best technology of modern times – IMMUNISATION.
Health warnings for smokers have never been clearer. But what about the health of the planet? DW’s Irene Banos Ruiz reports that cigarette butts, are the most common item of single-use plastic waste in the world – and that’s only one piece of the puzzle.
The Apsara Authority has received the Smoke-free Heritage Award from the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance.
Organ transplantation has long been a controversial topic due to various ethical, religious, legal and social factors. Regardless, the fact remains that the procedure, when done correctly, can help save lives.
The Ebola outbreak in Congo is extending southward into a “high security risk area,”.
(WHO) warns that migrants may be susceptible to chronic diseases due to poverty.
Interior Minister warns that the number of fatalities in traffic accidents could double this year if preventative measures are not taken.
Cages aren’t made of iron; they are made of thoughts and perplexing ideas. And those overwhelming thoughts and ideas can make you fall into depression.
The human body is a magical machine – each cell, nerve, muscle and organ co-exists harmoniously to perform their own little ‘chores’.
Diabetes is one of the common causes of death across the globe.
Vaccine is the technology that produces the greatest impact on mankind. Millions of lives have been saved and many complications of diseases averted.
There are two types of people: those who indulge in cigarette smoking and those who despise everything about it.
Uganda’s Ministry of Health has started training health workers in the military.
About 24 percent of deaths in Cambodia are caused by cardiovascular diseases.
(WHO) will convene an emergency committee over Congo’s Ebola outbreak.
Majestic cloth, gold, welcoming people, rainforests and a cool Atlantic breeze: Ghana is steeped in culture and natural beauty. But a flush toilet is hard to find, and the media are helping to potty train the government.
It is too soon to say that an outbreak of Ebola in Congo is stabilising.
The Health Ministry releases a statement warning travellers of Ebola.
In 1983, Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori) was successfully isolated from the stomach by Dr. Robin Warren and Dr. Barry Marshall. The breakthrough discovery of these two great physicians revolutionised the treatment of stomach ulcer from the surgeon’s knife to pills.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has donated medicine, equipment and test kits worth $2.4 million to Tanzania.
The rate of hepatitis B among children in the Kingdom has dropped to below 1%.
The WHO calls on the world leaders to take urgent action against chronic diseases and mental health disorders.
The World Health Organisation has called on the world leaders to take urgent action against chronic diseases and mental health disorders via Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases.
An independent panel advising the World Health Organisation (WHO) stopped short of recommending taxing sugary drinks.
The Health Ministry has issued advice to be careful about the Ebola virus disease.
India should follow China’s example and clean up the air in its cities, says WHO.
The government calls to help make Cambodia a malaria-free country.