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HIV epidemic `smaller` than UN estimates: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:53

Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save 19 million years of human life since 1996, said an analysis Tuesday which also slashed UN estimates for HIV deaths and disease by a quarter.

AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030: UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:29

United Nations AIDS Agency has revealed in a new report that there is a chance that the AIDS epidemic can be brought under control by 2030.

India tops the list of global poor: UN report

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 15:04

India tops the list of countries with the largest share of global extreme poor though the poverty rate in southeast Asia as whole saw a substantial fall from 1990 to 2010, a new United Nations report said.

Mexico to present results of fight against obesity at UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:42

Mexico`s Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico`s efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the UN in compliance with international agreements, officials said.

W African Ebola epidemic `likely to last months`: UN

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:01

The United Nations health agency said it expected the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several months".

Displaced children in South Sudan malnourished: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:02

At least 37 percent of the children in Bentiu of South Sudan are acutely malnourished, media reported Tuesday.

UN calls for greater commitment to tackle AIDS

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 12:51

UN officials warned that despite significant efforts, the AIDS epidemic is far from being totally wiped out and urged more investment and innovation was required to end the global epidemic.

UN to train Delhi doctors

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 20:48

The UN will train doctors and officials of Delhi government`s health department in drugs procurement and medical equipment supply chain management, an official said on Tuesday.

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