WHO report

Insufficient physical activity makes 80% adolescents prone to heart diseases: WHO

The study, based on data from 1.6 million people in 146 countries, says that there is an urgent need to increase physical activity levels and recommends to spend time in active play, recreation and sports, domestic chores, walking and cycling or other types of active transportation. These improve cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness, bone and cardiometabolic health, and positive effects on weight. 

Nov 22, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

Dramatic rise in tobacco control policies in last decade: WHO

The latest WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic found that 4.7 billion people--63 per cent of world's population--are covered by policies such as strong graphic warnings, smoke-free public places or other measures.

Jul 20, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

World Health Organisation report estimates 8 million tobacco-related deaths by 2030!

Around 80 per cent of smokers across the world will pay a higher price in tackling the economic consequences of the addiction, said the study released on Tuesday.

Jan 10, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

57% of allopathic doctors in India have no medical qualifications: WHO

The WHO report also revealed that in rural India, only 18% of the allopathic doctors had a medical qualification.

Jul 19, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

DNA: WHO report on antibiotic use in India

Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.

Dec 29, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

'Explain measures to inform people on mobile tower radiations'

Health Ministry is unaware of a WHO report which says radiations emanating from mobile towers can "possibly cause cancer", the Central Information Commission has noted in its order while asking it to explain measures taken to inform people of its harmful effects.

Apr 05, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

CPCB contests WHO findings but says Delhi pollution a concern

Pollution level in Delhi is a "matter of concern", the country`s anti-pollution watchdog today admitted but disagreed with a WHO study findings that the national capital has the world`s dirtiest air.

May 19, 2014, 21:57 PM IST

Antibiotic resistance serious global threat to public health: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned in its new report that resistance to antibiotics poses a serious global threat to public health.

May 01, 2014, 17:32 PM IST