May 14, 2021

WHO launches new global influenza strategy

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From Jamaica Gleaner GENEVA, CMC – The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a Global Influenza Strategy aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza. WHO said that the goal of the 2019-2030 strategy is to prevent seasonal influenza, control the spread of influenza from animals to humans, and prepare for the […]

WHO warns of “tidal wave of cancer”

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From Caribbean360 Researchers are particularly concerned about preventable cancers like those linked to alcohol, tobacco, air pollution, obesity and radiation. GENEVA, Switzerland, Wednesday February 12, 2014 – World Health Organization (WHO) officials are urging countries worldwide to take immediate action to prevent an impending “tidal wave” of cancer. In a new report, WHO estimates that […]