Health

Better care for newborns crucial for Millennium Development Goal on child deaths

The World Health Statistics 2010 shows that globally about 40% of deaths in children under five years old occur in the first month of life.

More Americans Got Seasonal Flu Vaccination in 2009-10 than in Previous Years

More Americans Got Seasonal Flu Vaccination in 2009-10 than in Previous Years CDC Report Shows Increase in Seasonal Flu Vaccinations, Greatest Increase among Children

Clean hands can prevent the spread of disease

7 May 2010 -- The WHO "Save lives: clean your hands" campaign invites healthcare workers, hospitals and organizations around the world to actively promote improved hand hygiene to reduce infections.