In a new report, the World Health Organization is urging European countries to share information about the cost-effectiveness of drugs, and also consider off-label use of medicines, as a way to combat budgetary pressures from rising drug prices.
Monsanto has launched an attack against the World Health Organization -- accusing it of selective science and bias in research that linked glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, to cancer.
This inventive solution is no load of crap. Across the globe, 1.8 billion people use a drinking water source that is contaminated with fecal matter, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). To make sure the waste produced by refugees and low-income households in Kenya doesn’t infiltrate their water systems, a group founded by U.S. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The world's most widely-used weed killer can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
Glyphosate, better known as Roundup, is widely used to kill weeds, especially along with genetically modified crops engineered to be glyphosate-resistant. The World Health Organization today released an assessment calling the weedkiller "probably carcinogenic." But it's not as scary as it sounds. Read more...
In the wake of a scathing World Health Organization report which found connections between cancer and one of its major products, Monsanto is demanding a retraction.
I’m not sure I really knew what "empowered" meant until I realized I had information that no ALEC-fueled lawmaker could take away from me—or from the dozens of other Texans who are now spreading the word about the World Health Organization...Show More Summary
Regulatory agencies around the world have declared glyphosate, first developed by Monsanto in 1969, safe for use in agricultural production — a group of scientists convened by the World Health Organization say otherwise.
The World Health Organization and UNICEF have commissioned the first comprehensive, multi-country analysis on water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) services in health care facilities, calling for global action to push toward 100 percent coverage of these services through new policies, collaboration, monitoring and training.
Last spring, the World Health Organization stated that there are “major gaps” in surveillance and data sharing related to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant foodborne pathogens and their impact on both animals and humans. One gap to fill is the amount of antibiotics consumed by food-producing animals worldwide each year. Estimates so far have been simply... Continue Reading
Medecins Sans Frontieres humanitarian organization claims that governments of Ebola-hit African countries and global health institutions have failed to act early and prevent the spread of the deadly Ebolavirus.
A World Health Organization group says five pesticides may be cancer-causing
Liberia reported a new case of Ebola on Friday, after two weeks without a patient. The World Health Organization does not declare a country Ebola-free until 42 days had passed, and the country celebrated the discharge of its last patient on March 5. Officials have been unable to determine how... More »
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the scale-up of malaria control efforts between 2001 and 2013 resulted in some 4.3 million fewer malaria deaths than would otherwise have occurred. The impressive results are due in large part to programs like the U.S.
The World Health Organization resisted sounding the alarm on Ebola in Africa, partly for political reasons, according to a report.
Bird flu has struck a third commercial poultry farm in Central California, according to a report posted Wednesday by the World Organization for Animal Health. Click here for the full story
The World Organization for Animal Health reports that bird flu has struck a third commercial poultry farm in Central California. Some 61,000 turkeys in Merced County were infected by low pathogenic H7N3 virus, a North American strain of bird flu.
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that 95 new cases of Ebola had been confirmed in Guinea in the week that ended last Sunday, the highest weekly total for that country so far this year.
Despite being a major producer of the drug, China pushed for ketamine to be banned worldwide.