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Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Dec 23, 2016
New Ebola vaccine 100% effective in human trial conducted in Guinea, says WHOAn experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be 100 percent affective against the deadly virus in a major human trial in Guinea, giving doctors a safe and potent weapon against any future outbreak, WHO said on Friday.
Dec 16, 2016
5 ISL 2016 Indian players who can represent India in the futureArray
Dec 10, 2016
Country music, classic rock, Coldplay: Discover the music on this week's Firstpost PlaylistWhat do we have on our playlist this weekend? Some country music, Coldplay, classic rock and — we'll just let you discover it for yourself.
Dec 01, 2016
World AIDS Day: Activists participate in awareness campaignsThe WHO report cites worrying numbers, when it comes to awareness about HIV in young girls. Fewer than one in every five girls between 15 years and 19 years of age are aware of their HIV status.
Nov 30, 2016
World AIDS Day: Over 14 million HIV positive people unaware of infection; WHO recommends self-testingHIV self-testing means people can use oral fluid or blood-finger-pricks to discover their status in a private and convenient setting, the WHO release said.
Nov 29, 2016
HIV: One in seven people in Europe unaware of their infectionOne in seven people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Europe is unaware of their infection, the European Union and World Health Organisation reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region.
Nov 21, 2016
Delhi pollution: ‘95% of China's power plants have pollution filters; in India, 10% do’Delhi’s smog may have made national headlines in early November 2016 – when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) – and subsequently receded from public attention.
Nov 19, 2016
WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threatThe World Health Organization on Friday declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency, but it stressed a need for a long-term effort to address the virus, which has been linked to birth defects and neurological complications
Nov 13, 2016
Curbing stray dog menace: Animal welfare board's approach deeply flawed, unscientific and unsavouryIndia reports the highest number of the world’s human rabies deaths according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is both shocking and shameful that this figure that has changed little in the last couple of decades. As in other rabies endemic countries, the WHO identifies the largest reservoir of rabies in India as the dog population.