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Taliban revokes ban on Red Cross, provides security guarantees

Taliban leaders imposed a ban on the ICRC and the WHO in April saying the organisations were carrying out 'suspicious' activities during vaccinations campaigns.

Kaedah 2 jari… Adakah perlu ‘ujian dara’ untuk wanita?

'Ujian dara' merupakan pemeriksaan yang tidak pernah dilakukan di Malaysia, namun popular di negara luar, sehubungan itu WHO desak ia dihentikan.

With one suicide every 40 seconds, WHO urges action

The global suicide rate had fallen between 2010 and 2016, but the number of deaths has remained stable because of a growing global population.

Microplastics in drinking water not a health risk for now, says...

The World Health Organization has called on researchers to conduct a more in-depth evaluation of microplastics and the potential impacts they have on human health.

WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’

The WHO argues that there is 'insufficient evidence' to support claims of e-cigarettes' effectiveness in assisting smokers trying to quit conventional ones.

WHO isytihar wabak Ebola di Congo ‘darurat antarabangsa’

Angka terkini PBB menunjukkan 650 orang maut dalam penularan semasa, manakala 12 kes baru dilaporkan setiap hari di Congo.

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus...

The current outbreak, largely confined to Congo apart from three deaths in Uganda last month, has killed 1,676 people over the past year.

Atasi masalah ketagihan permainan video, kata pakar

Jumaat lepas, Bernama memetik kenyataan pensyarah kanan di USM Nurhafizah Mohd Sukor yang berkata, ketagihan penggunaann internet boleh membawa kepada masalah mental.

WHO unveils plan to tackle global snakebite ’emergency’

'An important part of the strategy is to significantly boost production of quality antivenoms,' says WHO.

States face mounting calls to improve drug price transparency

There is also a push for data from clinical trials to be made public and for more transparency on patents.

With dementia cases set to triple, WHO issues guide to cut...

The number of people living with dementia is expected to explode from approximately 50 million today to 152 million by 2050.

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

The WHO called on national health authorities across the region to focus efforts on ensuring all population groups have access to vaccines.

WHO: Jangan dedah bayi bawah 1 tahun pada skrin elektronik

Tingkah laku yang tidak aktif boleh membentuk tabiat di masa kanak-kanak, remaja dan dewasa.

WHO issues screen time recommendations for under-5’s

The guidelines are a first of its kind for the World Health Organisation.

Global measles cases up 300% year-on-year, says WHO

Measles has risen to 300% globally.

120 killed, 600 wounded in Libya fighting, says WHO

The United Nations’ office for humanitarian affairs says more than 13,500 people had been displaced by the clashes, while more than 900 residents are living in shelters.

WHO on why healthcare is so expensive

The WHO report points to ways that policy makers, health professionals and citizens alike can continue to strengthen health systems.

Reject funding from tobacco industry, MMA urges Putrajaya

The Malaysian Medical Association welcomes WHO's decision to refuse to work with Phillip Morris International.

Beijing vows air quality improvement but gives no target

The World Health Organisation recommends a standard for PM2.5 of no more than 10 micrograms per cubic metre.

Anti-palm oil article was sensational, confusing and misleading

Authors made a poor attempt to link palm oil to heart diseases.

Retract article demonising oil palm industry, Putrajaya tells WHO

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok says the article consists of half-truths and is unscholarly, flawed and biased against palm oil.

Putrajaya mahu WHO tarik balik artikel memburukkan industri sawit

Teresa Kok berkata kerosakan sudah berlaku apabila Reuters melaporkan dakwaan kajian itu dan memberi gambaran ia pandangan WHO.

Come and see for yourself, Malaysia tells WHO palm oil critics

Authors of the one-sided report should meet Malaysian researchers and universities, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok.

Council accuses WHO of ‘cherry-picking’ in study against palm oil

The Malaysian Palm Oil Council says WHO has allowed itself to become 'a tool' in the push against palm oil.