World Health Organization (WHO)
Specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health
Founded in 1948, WHO is the United Nations agency that connects nations, partners and people to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable – so everyone, everywhere can attain the highest level of health.
WHO leads global efforts to expand universal health coverage. We direct and coordinate the world’s response to health emergencies. And we promote healthier lives – from pregnancy care through old age. Our Triple Billion targets outline an ambitious plan for the world to achieve good health for all, using science-based policies and programmes.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Blog Posts
How To Boost Your Immune System
14-Jan-2021 Help your body to help yourself with these easy tips on improving your immune system
The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol
23-Dec-2020 The real culprit is saturated fats, so your diet is still important
Coronavirus Deaths UK Tracker
22-Apr-2020 Tracking UK COVID-19 deaths to see when the peak is passed
World Health Organization (WHO) Creations
People at World Health Organization (WHO)
Spokesperson for Avian Influenza and other epidemic diseases at WHO.
Assistant Director-General, Health Systems and Innovation at WHO.
WHO Director, Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health.
Director General at World Health Organization.
Prevention of NCDs Department at WHO.
Executive Director at WHO Health Emergencies Programme.
World Health Organization (WHO) News
WHO rewrites air quality guidelines, slashing safe limit for pollutants from fossil fuels by 50%
Guardian - 22-Sep-2021
A step towards breathing harmless air amidst rising evidence of deadly harm from air pollutionRead more...
Working 55+ hours a week killed 745,000 people a year
BBC - 17-May-2021
Working overtime, only to die early - long working hours may increase your risk of stroke & heart diseaseRead more...
What was the International Longevity Alliance up to in 2020?
International Longevity Alliance - 08-Feb-2021
Yearly report of their activities including policy papers, senolytic research and an activism prizeRead more...
Exercise recommendations by WHO to avoid early death
YAHOO! - 25-Nov-2020
Exercise is the key to fight early death in people who sit for prolonged hoursRead more...
Should WHO use a new framework for the diagnosis and treatment of age-related diseases?
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 08-May-2020
LEAF summarises and exchange of thoughts between leading aging researchersRead more...
LEAF interviews Daria Khaltourina about WHO classification of ageing
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 05-May-2020
Believes life extension treatments may already exist - but need more clinical trialsRead more...
High-salt diet is bad for the immune system
Medical Xpress - 25-Mar-2020
As concluded by experiments done in mice and human volunteersRead more...
Kinsa's smart thermometer, an early warning device for COVID-19
New York Times - 18-Mar-2020
Very beneficial as health sector sees where to prioritize testingRead more...
Ethics report shows equal respect helps prepare for health emergencies
Nuffield Council on Bioethics - 24-Feb-2020
As is often the case, it's politicians who need to act before the spotlight is on themRead more...
Last opportunity to contain coronavirus outbreak
BBC - 22-Feb-2020
Not yet out of control - but asymptomatic patients could complicate prevention of outbreaksRead more...
Biomarker in urine can be effective for the early detection of bladder cancer
New Atlas - 20-Feb-2020
Early detection means fewer complications and less financial contributions in the systemRead more...
Flu vaccine 2019 and everything you need to know about that
Huffington Post - 23-Sep-2019
Flu can kill – it’s a good idea to get the jab every yearRead more...
Soft drinks are associated with a greater risk of death
Independent - 04-Sep-2019
Artificial-sweetener drinks increase risk too, though for different reasons (but not carcinogenic)Read more...
Two new Ebola drugs report a 90% survival rate
BBC - 13-Aug-2019
Thanks to this cocktail of 3 antibodies, Ebola no longer means impending deathRead more...
Ebola spreads from Congo to Uganda - no sign of stopping
BBC - 13-Jun-2019
Not yet a global emergency – but could explode at any timeRead more...
WHO issues lifestyle guidelines to reduce risk of dementia
Independent - 14-May-2019
The usual 3 are at the top of the list – diet, exercise and don’t smokeRead more...
Over 1,000 deaths in new Ebola outbreak in DRC
Independent - 05-May-2019
Vaccine may be controlling outbreak for now, but could explode at any timeRead more...
Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo - still not a global threat
BBC - 12-Apr-2019
No need to declare a “public health emergency of international concern”Read more...
Healthy cooking not as expensive as people think
Independent - 11-Sep-2018
Fresh home-made vegetable soup is very easy to make and a lot cheaper than supermarket versionRead more...
Lack of exercise puts one in four people at risk
BBC - 05-Sep-2018
Sedentarism keeps rising in wealthy countries, some recommendations are providedRead more...
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