Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 01:23am on September 23, 2019
Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional one per cent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop impoverishing...
Reuters . New York | Updated at 03:30pm on September 18, 2019
Access to an abortion in the United States depends largely upon where a woman lives, research showed on Wednesday, as a rash of clinics closed in areas with the most stringent restrictions...
Agence France-Presse . Booni, Pakistan | Updated at 03:44pm on September 15, 2019
Bent over her hand-crank sewing machine, Hajra Bibi carefully stitches sanitary pads for the women of her mountainous village in northwestern Pakistan, one of many rural areas in the deeply conservative country where periods are still taboo...
Agence France-Presse . Bouak, Ivory Coast | Updated at 02:19pm on September 14, 2019
Every time Catherine Coulibaly’s 19-year-old son had to make a routine appointment with the cardiologist for his heart condition, she gritted her teeth as she silently counted the financial cost...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:12pm on September 07, 2019
At least five people have died in the United States after vaping, officials said Friday, in an outbreak that has sickened hundreds with severe pulmonary disease and left several teens in induced comas...
Reuters . London | Updated at 12:32am on September 04, 2019
Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:37pm on August 29, 2019
Scientists at King’s College London have found that red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts, a marker of gastrointestinal wellbeing, than those who drink other alcohol...
Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:06pm on August 29, 2019
Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the United Kingdom...
Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:38pm on August 02, 2019
Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate their skulls and brains.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:01am on July 28, 2019
Bangladesh is among the first four countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve Hepatitis B control, with prevalence of the deadly disease dropping to less than one per cent among...