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WHO urges investing in “One Health” actions for better health of the people and the planet

The World Health Organization (WHO) calls on world leaders to increase political commitment and action to invest in the “One Health” approach to prevent and tackle common threats affecting the health and well-being of humans, animals, plants and...

World Bank approves US$8M grant to strengthen essential mental health services in Sint Maarten

The Improving Mental Health Services Project is the twelfth project to be approved as part of the Sint Maarten Trust Fund Program. First proposed in 2021, the team led by World Bank experts made great strides over the last year to strategically design...

Daily statin reduces heart disease risk among adults living with HIV

A National Institute of Health-supported study found that statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering medications, may offset the high risk of cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV by more than a third, potentially preventing one in five major...

NIH awards will fund Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome research

Post-treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), which is a collection of symptoms, such as pain, fatigue, and difficulty thinking or “brain fog,” which linger following standard treatment for Lyme disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

WHO announces Acute Care Action Network for emergency, critical and operative care

Following the resolution to strengthen access to quality emergency, critical and operative care (ECO) services across the globe approved at the Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly, the World Health Organization has announced the Acute Care Action...

World must be ready to respond to next pandemic: WHO chief

A woman shows her COVID-19 vaccine card alongside her sisters in Kano, Nigeria.

WHO chief declares end to COVID-19 as a global health emergency

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Nurses work at a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Rofunta, Sierra Leone, in...