A two-day Experts' Group Meeting to validate a study on Land, Ethnicity and Conflict in Africa ended in Addis Ababa Wednesday with participants endorsing the draft report as an authentic piece of w

LONDON - Bhutan and the Maldives have eliminated measles, becoming the first countries in their region to eliminate the highly infectious disease that is a major child killer globally, the World He

As some 1.4 million people in Europe and Central Asia die prematurely each year from polluted environments, United Nations agency heads at high-level meeting call for regional leaders to scale up a

The EWARS system, which can be rapidly configured with minimal expertise, is designed for real-time information sharing using mobile phones and triggers automated alerts when disease thresholds are

More medical training and equipment mean Liberia's medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 4,800 people in the country

As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committing to the sustaina

Brazilian cities in coastal areas are more vulnerable to climate change, especially to the sea level rise, but also to such events as heavy rain, storms, floods, and coastal erosion, all of which c

GENEVA - The World Health Organization published a new classification of antibiotics Tuesday that aims to fight drug resistance, with penicillin-type drugs recommended as the first line of defense

PALU, Indonesia - Following a powerful earthquake that struck an area southeast of the Indonesian city of Palu - panic spread across the region.

The deforestation of the Atlantic Forest, Brazil's second most important forest, grew 57.7% in a year, from 2015 to 2016, when the biome lost 29,075 hectares, or 29 thousand football fields.

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