Overweight & Obesity

WHO warns of obesity 'epidemic' in Europe

The WHO said Tuesday that "epidemic" overweight and obesity rates are linked to over 1.2 million deaths annually across Europe, calling for swift policy changes to reverse the dangerous trend.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S.Africa Covid cases at highest level in months

South Africa is witnessing a "worrying" spike in coronavirus cases after a relative lull in new infections, official data showed Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Africa's COVID death toll tops 100,000

South Africa has registered a total of more than 100,000 COVID deaths, according to official figures released Wednesday, but actual fatalities are believed to be much higher.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventing untimely deaths from non-communicable diseases

Most of the world's countries have made little progress towards a target adopted by the United Nations in 2015, which called for the world to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases by a third by 2030. Non-communicable ...

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