The U.N. health agency praised world leaders for a 'historic' commitment to working together against future pandemics.
Almost all of the most popular international organizations have more than 10 million followers combined, but new platforms are targets for community and re-engagement.
The co-chairs of a negotiating panel said there's been a healthy exchange of ideas and concerns among 194 nations.
The 76th World Health Assembly ended after moving to strengthen its budget and broaden access to health care.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought into sharp focus many of the world's glaring inequalities in health care and access to products such as vaccines, therapeutics and tests.
Heavy rains and warmer temperatures make it easier for the bacteria that causes cholera to spread, posing a major setback for global efforts to eradicate the disease.
More than 4.5 million pregnant women and babies die each year during pregnancy, childbirth or during the first few weeks of life – about one death globally every seven seconds.
Though the emergency phase is over, the World Health Organization's pandemic designation still holds.
Most of Khartoum, Darfur and North Kordofan are too dangerous to operate in, the U.N. refugee agency said.
Low rainfall and high evaporation rates 'would not have led to drought at all in a 1.2° C. cooler world,' scientists concluded.
As the World Health Organization celebrated its 75th anniversary – commemorating World Health Day and the day its constitution took effect, recognizing health as a human right – the COVID-19 pandemic's lessons were inescapable.
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus offered three lessons the world must learn to be able to effectively cope with future global health crises.
The staggering numbers include 129,000 people "facing starvation and staring death in the eyes," while 11.9 million children under five likely will face acute malnutrition in 2023.
The global health organization said it plans to hold a closed-door election to replace Dr. Takeshi Kasai in October.
The treaty takes aim at the huge inequalities in health care and access to products such as vaccines, therapeutics and tests that the COVID-19 pandemic brought into sharp focus.
The U.N. health agency says it updated its plans based on China's response but there's been "no quiet shelving of any plans" for investigating how the COVID-19 pandemic began.