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Opinion: WHO’s Silence on Cannabis
Opinion: WHO’s Silence on Cannabis
Ian Hamilton, Steve Rolles, Mark Monaghan | Nov 29, 2016
Why the World Health Organization needs a radical rethink of its draconian approach to cannabis
WHO Declares Zika Global Emergency Over
WHO Declares Zika Global Emergency Over
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 21, 2016
The World Health Organization stresses that Zika remains a serious threat.
Evaluating WHO Director General Candidates
Evaluating WHO Director General Candidates
Tracy Vence | Oct 17, 2016
Six public health experts are being considered for the World Health Organization’s top job.
Americas Declared Measles-Free
Americas Declared Measles-Free
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 30, 2016
Health officials announce that measles is no longer endemic to any region in the Americas, thanks to widespread vaccination.
Polio Reemerges in Nigeria
Polio Reemerges in Nigeria
Jef Akst | Aug 15, 2016
Prior to last week’s announcement of newly confirmed cases, the country had been polio-free for two years.
WHO: Rio Olympics Pose “Very Low Risk” of Spreading Zika
WHO: Rio Olympics Pose “Very Low Risk” of Spreading Zika
Tanya Lewis | Jun 15, 2016
World Health Organization concludes the events are unlikely to worsen the viral outbreak.
WHO to People in Zika-Affected Areas: Consider Delaying Pregnancy
WHO to People in Zika-Affected Areas: Consider Delaying Pregnancy
Tanya Lewis | Jun 10, 2016
New recommendation from the World Health Organization could affect millions of people across Latin America and the Caribbean.
WHO Updates Safe-Sex Guidelines to Prevent Zika Transmission
WHO Updates Safe-Sex Guidelines to Prevent Zika Transmission
Tanya Lewis | Jun 1, 2016
The World Health Organization now recommends that people who visit areas with Zika virus transmission abstain from or have only protected sex for eight weeks.
Zika Update
Zika Update
Tracy Vence | May 13, 2016
US government contemplates public health funding; World Health Organization advises summer Olympics attendees
WHO: Ebola Emergency Over
WHO: Ebola Emergency Over
Tracy Vence | Mar 30, 2016
While additional flare-ups may occur, the World Health Organization says countries now “have the capacity to respond rapidly to new virus emergences.”