Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 11:43
Nobody likes mosquitoes, and the World Health Organisation blames them for an array of diseases that kill a million people each year and threaten the health of half the world`s people.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 10:09
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Tuesday painted a picture of persistent nutrition problems due to vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and stunted growth in its latest snapshot of Europe and Central Asia.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 22:08
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Saturday called for increased global solidarity to eradicate tuberculosis ahead of World Tuberculosis Day March 24.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 19:41
The developing nations risk facing food crisis in future, a UN body has warned.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 11:43
Prescription drug abuse is growing in India and the problem is serious in South Asia, according to a UN report.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 05:02
Ban Ki-moon called for ending female genital mutilation, a harmful practice that threatens millions of girls worldwide.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 22:44
The UN has launched the largest-ever polio vaccination campaign in the Middle East, aiming to immunise more than 20 million children in seven countries amid an outbreak of the crippling virus in war-torn Syria, officials said on Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 18:25
The UN health agency on Tuesday confirmed an outbreak of polio in war-torn Syria, which had been free of the crippling disease since 1999, and said it feared it would spread.