Stressful modern lifestyles taking toll on their health, says expert

‘India suffers from twin-problem of under-nutrition and obesity’

NEW DELHI: Women's health in India is facing a serious nutritional challenge, with the country on the one hand grappling with the largest number of anaemic women in the world and on the other havin

Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of the world’s total talent pool has a vast bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide.

The projected expansion in Africa’s child population will necessitate an increase of more than 11 million skilled education and health personnel by 2030, if it is to keep pace with the continent’s unprecedented demographic transition, UNICEF said.

Lusaka - The birthday of twins Karen and Kelly Junior will always be tinged by sadness as it also marks the day their mother died in childbirth - a tragic occurrence of increasing public debate in

A new and detailed analysis from the International Energy Agency finds that the most cost-effective strategy for providing universal access to electricity and clean-cooking facilities in developing countries is compatible with meeting global climate goals, and prevents millions of premature deaths each year.

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has released the 2017 edition of its State of World Population report that discusses gender inequality and inequalities in realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights.

A young black couple outdoors, outside their home. They are standing, arms around each other, smiling. The woman is overweight. The man is mixed race Caucasian and African American.

African farming must modernise and replace its ageing workforce if the continent is going to be able to feed its rising population, a report by leading economists has warned.

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