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What's PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?
What's PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?
Enveloped by a thick, choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency.
A quarter of the world will be African by 2050
A quarter of the world will be African by 2050
Africa’s population is growing even faster than previously thought, according to new projections published on October 26 by the United Nations...
Robert Mugabe no longer ambassador for WHO
Robert Mugabe no longer ambassador for WHO
The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was the "biggest loser" following its decision to revoke the...
The hard labour of pregnancy
The hard labour of pregnancy
In the Liberian town of Smell No Taste, a 28-year-old woman overcame unimaginably horrific odds only to inadvertently become the face of maternal...
Dutch, Belgians launch raids as Europe egg scandal grows
Dutch, Belgians launch raids as Europe egg scandal grows
Dutch and Belgian investigators launched joint raids on Thursday over Europe's insecticide-tainted egg scare as Britain said it had imported far...
Let us be childless by choice
Let us be childless by choice
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Without aid, who will pay for African healthcare?
Without aid, who will pay for African healthcare?
In Kigali, at the World Health Organisation’s first ever Africa Health Forum, delegates have given themselves one not-so-simple task: to provide...
Football like you've never seen it: On the pitch with this blind soccer team
Football like you've never seen it: On the pitch with this blind soccer team
The set-up couldn’t have been more perfect. The ball landed softly in front of Mostafa Abdel Rahman and he tapped it forward, picking up speed....
WHO’s new boss is just the right medicine
WHO’s new boss is just the right medicine
The battle to get there was bruising but the end result was decisive: with 133 votes, compared with just 50 for his nearest challenger, Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected this week as director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
New Ebola case in DRC
New Ebola case in DRC
There is a confirmed new case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Hearts: R1.5 million. Kidneys: R3.5 million. Can you really buy organs in Cape Town?
Hearts: R1.5 million. Kidneys: R3.5 million. Can you really buy organs in Cape Town?
A “blatant” activity, which has upset countless people working in the transplantation of human organs industry, has had an unintended consequence: it has led to an almost 40% increase in donor registrations, according to the Organ Donor Foundation of South Africa (ODF)....

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