Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Health

Governments can prevent tragic death toll of mothers and babies

Governments could substantially reduce the tragic death toll of infants and mothers by making postnatal care services more accessible - especially to impoverished and poorly educated women in rural areas, according to a study ...

Health

It's time to address the health of men around the world

All over the world, men die younger than women and do worse on a host of health indicators, yet policy makers rarely focus on this "men's health gap" or adopt programs aimed at addressing it, according to an international ...

HIV & AIDS

Millions in need of HIV services will continue to be left out

Millions of people in need would benefit from HIV services in developing countries that are moving towards universal health coverage if these services were run more efficiently and integrated better into their health systems.

Overweight & Obesity

Tighter economic regulation needed to reverse obesity epidemic

Governments could slow – and even reverse – the growing epidemic of obesity by taking measures to counter fast food consumption, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization today.

Health

Mid-level health workers as effective as physicians

Countries facing severe shortages and poor distribution of health workers could benefit from training and deploying more mid-level health workers, such as midwives, nurses, medical assistants and surgical clinicians, according ...

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