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Depression top cause of illness in world’s teens, WHO reports

Depression is the top global cause of illness and disability for adolescents, with suicide the third-biggest cause of death, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. The finding is in a new report by the UN agency, which has pulled together……

WHO declares polio ‘public health emergency’

The World Health Organization warned Monday that polio has reemerged as a public health emergency, after new cases of the crippling disease began surfacing and spreading across borders from countries like Syria and Pakistan. "The conditions for a public……

WHO unveils emergency plan to tackle Ebola onslaught in Guinea

The World Health Organization launched a raft of emergency measures in the Guinean capital Conakry Thursday to control an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has so far killed a hundred people across the country. The UN health agency announced emergency……

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