The World Health Organization says there are only two months left to prevent Somalia's third famine in 25 years. The last one six years ago, killed more than 250,000 people.
by Fahmida Miller
India31 Oct 2016 11:09 GMT
In new report, UN agency says 600,000 children under the age five die each year of diseases linked to air pollution.
Zika virus07 Sep 2016 07:51 GMT
Health agency updates guidance on Zika, saying both men and women should now use protection or abstain for six months.
World Health Organisation23 Aug 2016 16:44 GMT
Health experts to meet on August 31 to discuss counter-measures following a yellow fever outbreak in the DRC and Angola.
Middle East14 Feb 2016 09:16 GMT
With no access to vaccinations for their children, Syrians in the besieged Eastern Ghouta fear the worst.
Humanitarian crises01 Feb 2016 08:27 GMT
UN health agency set to determine whether virus outbreak should be declared a global health emergency.
Health27 Jan 2016 14:28 GMT
Researchers call for new incentives for drug companies after outbreak of mosquito-borne virus spreads to 21 countries.
Health26 Jan 2016 05:45 GMT
World Health Organisation foresees outbreak of mosquito-borne virus throughout the Americas, prompting travel warnings.
Health04 Jan 2016 09:08 GMT
Mukalla's fight against the disease is hampered by a sewage crisis and the fact that al-Qaeda controls the city.
Health02 Dec 2015 04:45 GMT
Al Jazeera talks to Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti on the World Health Organization's claim AIDS epidemic can be ended.
Inside Story27 Oct 2015 21:37 GMT
The World Health Organisation says processed meat could cause cancer and red meat is risky too.
Health27 Oct 2015 09:26 GMT
Twenty-year-long study finds hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats raise risk of colon, stomach and other cancers.
MERS15 Jun 2015 07:27 GMT
Five new cases and one death from MERS reported as thousands of schools reopen in South Korea seeking normality.
Health12 Jun 2015 11:14 GMT
Sweeping restrictions including airport screenings not among steps recommended as virus claims 11th victim in S Korea.
Asia Pacific10 Jun 2015 08:40 GMT
Patients with symptoms advised not to attend hospitals, as president postpones US visit amid concerns over response.
Asia09 Jun 2015 08:59 GMT
Hong Kong and Macau issue warnings as WHO begins mission to investigate disease's biggest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia.
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