The World Health Assembly (the governing body of the World Health Organization) is declaring that Polio is a "global health emergency." Why this matters.
Highlights from Geneva as the World Health Assembly wraps up.
Today 16 countries announced new commitments to dramatically reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality, as part of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health.
In 2008, 36.1 million people died from conditions such as heart disease, strokes, chronic lung diseases, cancers and diabetes. Nearly 80% of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries.