The action plan provides a road map and a menu of policy options for all Member States and other stakeholders, to take coordinated and coherent action, at all levels, local to global, to attain the nine voluntary global targets, including that of a 25% relative reduction in premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or ch

The Global status report on road safety 2013 presents information on road safety from 182 countries, accounting for almost 99% of the world’s population. The report indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths remains unacceptably high at 1.24 million per year.

The report by the WHO titled Investigation and Evaluation of ‘Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology in Sri Lanka’ prepared for the Ministry of Health, a new form of chronic kidney disease, which cannot be attributed to diabetes mellitus, hypertension, primary glomerular nephritis or other known etiologies has emerged in the North Central r

The JMP Rapid assessment of drinking-water quality (RADWQ) was conceived by WHO and UNICEF to explore the quality of drinking-water from "improved" sources.

This is the report of a Technical Working Group which was convened, in April 2012, to develop an OCV stockpile implementation framework.

This report presents the results of a systematic review of evidence of the health effects of black carbon (BC).

Gonorrhoea is a major public health challenge today, due to the high incidence of infections accompanied by a dwindling number of treatment options. The objective of this global action plan is to control the spread and minimize the impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Neisseria gonorrhoeae (N. gonorrhoeae).

In this new report WHO maps the trends in noncommunicable diseases in 193 countries including India and suggests where each government needs to focus to prevent and treat 4 major killers - cancer, heart disease, lung disease and diabetes.

This fourth edition of the World Health Organization’s Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality builds on over 50 years of guidance by WHO on drinking-water quality, which has formed an authoritative basis for the setting of national regulations and standards for water safety in support of public health.

This report is the third in a series of WHO reports on the status of global tobacco control policy implementation. All data on the level of countries’ achievement for the six MPOWER measures have been updated through 2010, and additional data have been collected on warning the public about the dangers of tobacco.