Nearly a third of all women in developing countries, start having children at the age of 19 or younger, and nearly half of first births to adolescents, are to children or girls aged 17 or under, new research released on Tuesday by UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, reveals.
The National AIDS Control Organisation has passed the buck to state governments, many of which are unable to procure Dolutegravir and other crucial drugs.
Taking available medicines instead of what has been prescribed could lead to drug resistance and even death.
The progression-free survival of a certain type of lung cancer among participants of an Indian study was found to be 12.1 months shorter than that among those in a US study.
Nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder, according to latest UN data – a staggering figure that is even more worrying, if you consider that it includes around one in seven teenagers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and vaccines remain our most important tool for helping every country overcome it and get on the path to recovery.
Report urges mental health decision makers and advocates to step up commitment and action to change attitudes, actions and approaches to mental health, its determinants and mental health care.
Climate change poses serious risks to mental health and well-being, concludes a new WHO policy brief, launched today at the Stockholm+50 conference.
People living in south Asia could lose about five years of their lives on average unless air quality improves to WHO-prescribed levels, according to a new assessment.
About one in eight people in the world live with a mental disorder, said the WHO in a landmark report released on Friday calling for urgent action on transforming mental healthcare