50% of millennials and 75% of Gen Zers have vacated a job for mental-health reasons, Business Insider reports on a new study. Millennials face high rates of burnout—recently declared a WHO-classified syndrome—working longer hours while strapped with student loan debt and…

Punched. Mocked. Shouted at. Held down by force. These are some of the ways women remember childbirth, according to a new WHO-led Lancet study that interviewed over 2,600 women in Nigeria, Burma (Myanmar), Ghana and Guinea.

Smallpox is the only human pathogen has ever been eradicated; guinea worm was set to be the second by 2020—until now.WHO has “quietly” rolled back that target to 2030, reports Leslie Roberts.   The horrifically painful parasite, known to live in…

Médecins Sans Frontières criticized the WHO for its approach on Ebola vaccine distribution, calling for the establishment of an international, transparent independent vaccine management committee.   MSF feels that the WHO’s “opaque management of the vaccine supplies,” with…

The WHO took the unusual step on Saturday of releasing a statement on unconfirmed reports of possible Ebola cases in Tanzania and its unsuccessful attempts to obtain information from Tanzanian officials.  

Progress toward universal health care is too slow, according to a WHO report released ahead of today’s UN High Level Meeting on UHC, Health Policy Watch reports.

The next pandemic is not a question of if, but when—and the world is woefully unprepared, according to the first annual report from the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board.

Americans’ hefty medical bills would be unthinkable for people in similarly wealthy countries. In the US, deductibles on job-based health insurance plans have tripled in the last 10 years, straining budgets to the point that 1/2 of Americans delayed medical care last year,…

While vaccine hesitancy has dominated headlines, access remains the chief barrier to immunization in poor countries. That was the consensus of the closing speakers at the world's first Global Vaccination Summit held yesterday in Brussels by WHO and The European Commission,…

Europe has a health equity problem: Women in the most disadvantaged groups can expect to live 7 fewer years than their advantaged peers. For men, the gap is up to 15 years. And things are not getting better: Health inequities have persisted or gotten worse in many of the 53…