If no action is taken, drug-resistant diseases could cause 10 million deaths each year by 2050 and damage to the economy as catastrophic as during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis warns this report by the UN Ad hoc Interagency Coordinating Group on Antimicrobial Resistance. By 2030, antimicrobial resistance could force up to 24 million people into extreme poverty.

New data published by WHO in its 2016 "Global Tuberculosis Report" show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect, and treat the disease if they are to meet global targets.

Taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, says a new WHO report.

This paper identifies some of the key intersections between trade policy and water management, in areas such as agriculture, hydropower generation, water services and wastewater management.

This report presents a summary of methods and results of the latest WHO global assessment of ambient air pollution exposure and the resulting burden of disease. Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, with an increasing number of acute air pollution episodes in many cities worldwide.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a youth-focused version of its 2016 report on global employment trends and prospects. The report, titled 'World Employment and Social Outlook 2016 - Trends for Youth,' finds that after several years of employment growth, youth unemployment is again on the rise.

Countries start to act on noncommunicable diseases but need to speed up efforts to meet global commitments. A new WHO report highlights the need to intensify national action to meet the global targets governments have agreed to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes, and lung diseases.

More than 6 000 rhino have been killed in Africa over the last decade and about 25 000 remain on the continent, according to a new report.

This assessment report summarises current scientific knowledge on transboundary air pollution issues within the UNECE region and describes the effectiveness of air pollution measures in addressing large-scale effects on forests and lakes as well as in protecting human health and preventing other air pollution effects, such as loss in biodiversi

This assessment report summarises current scientific knowledge on transboundary air pollution issues within the UNECE region and describes the effectiveness of air pollution measures in addressing large-scale effects on forests and lakes as well as in protecting human health and preventing other air pollution effects, such as loss in biodiversi

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