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The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organisation, was an agency of the League of Nations.

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No sedentary screen time for babies, WHO said.
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Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as next week..
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Drivers who use mobile phones while at the wheel are four times more likely to be involved in accidents, according to the World Health Organisation. It’s far..
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The World Health Organization issued new guidelines suggesting infants and toddlers under the age of 2 should receive no screen time.
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Mumbai, April 24: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced the launch of the world’s first malaria vaccine, aimed for children under the age of 2 in..
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LONDON (AP) β€” The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed..
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Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, killing a senior World Health..
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The mayor of Butembo said a recent attack at a hospital in the current Ebola outbreak zone in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed a Cameroonian doctor and..
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Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the World Health..
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The World Health Organization says measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide in the first three months of 2019, compared with the same period last year. New..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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