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Rappler sits down with World Health Organization's Rabindra Abeyasinghe to talk about the return of polio in the Philippines, how the government and its partners are responding to it, and other health issues in the country
Studies are underway assessing the effects of 5G frequencies on one's health, including one by the World Health Organization
'Despite progress, one person still dies every 40 seconds from suicide,' says the World Health Organization, insisting that 'every death is a tragedy for family, friends and colleagues'
The DOH says the Philippines is at high risk for poliovirus transmission. Why so? And how do we prevent the long dormant disease from coming back?
Antiheroine Lisbeth Salander returns for the last time as Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' crime saga comes to a close
We talk to Mela Habijan about terms, definitions, and why recognition matters
Eleven seasons of BBC’s 'Doctor Who' series will be available exclusively on HBO Max
Listen to part 2 of our podcast with 'Darna' director Jerrold Tarog on heroes in Philippine media
We talk national heroes with 'Heneral Luna' director Jerrold Tarog
'It is time for the world to take notice,' says World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, accepting the advice of his advisory board to invoke the emergency provision
Here are impressions of some of American men who walked on the Moon, collected from a series of oral history interviews by NASA
The current Ebola crisis, which began in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, has recorded more than 2,000 cases, including 1,411 deaths
The World Health Organization says in a fresh report that every day globally there are more than one million new cases of treatable sexually transmitted diseases or infections
WHO voices concern at attempts by Philip Morris International to co-opt international efforts for its own campaign this week promoting new vaping and heated tobacco products as part of the solution to the world's smoking epidemic
The clarification comes a day after the World Health Organization mistakenly said it had listed burnout in its International Classification of Diseases for the first time
The World Health Organization defines burnout as 'a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed'
Each year, nearly 3 million people are bitten by poisonous snakes, with an estimated 81,000-138,000 deaths
The World Health Organization denounces 'repeated attacks on health care workers, vehicles' during the fighting which erupted on April 4
Poor security owing to the presence of armed groups, coupled with resistance of some communities to seeking treatment, hampers the fight to stem the spread of the disease.
The United Nations says worldwide cases of measles jumped by more than 30% in 2017, and infections continued to rise in 2018
Pollution in Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia, regularly exceeds World Health Organization recommendations for air quality
The Thai Health Promotion Foundation's standing desk is designed to promote physical activity with its own exercise manual illustrating various poses and stretches that you can do while standing
This is frustrating since the disease can be easily prevented with two doses of a 'safe and efficient' vaccine that has been in use since the 1960s, the UN agency says
Depending on the country and migrants' status, they may enjoy full access to the health care system or none at all
Martin Friede, WHO's director of immunization, vaccines and biologicals says that 'supposed experts making accusations against the vaccine without any evidence' has had an impact on parents' decisions
Remember the duet of Fidel V. Ramos and Jiang Zemin, or the awkward walk of Noynoy Aquino and Xi Jinping?
'The fact that we have so far prevented Ebola from spreading into neighboring countries is a testament to the hard work and determination of staff from all partners,' says a WHO official
A consultant to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ranks heated tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes but more deadly than e-cigarettes
The health ministry says 4 other experimental drugs had been approved for treating infected patients
Dr Susan Mercado is among 4 nominees vying for the position of the World Health Organization's Western Pacific Regional Director
'I knew, obviously, being the first female it was going to have some extra responsibility thrown in,' says the actress at the Comic-Con in San Diego
The Korean actor shares to Rappler his favorite lines from the drama
#TeamBahay? Don't worry, we got you covered.
He also talks about how he prepared for his scene-stealing role as Han Woo-tak in 'While You Were Sleeping'
The WHO has said the latest Ebola outbreak did not warrant being labelled an emergency of 'international concern', adding that Kinshasa's response along with its own has been 'rapid and comprehensive'
Every year, Iran's sprawling capital suffers some of the worst pollution in the world when cool temperatures cause an effect known as 'temperature inversion'
Former health secretary Janette Garin also brings up the controversial clinical trials of anti-dengue treatment ActRx TriAct ordered by her predecessor, Enrique Ona, in 2014
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The World Health Organization supports DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III's suspension of the school-based dengue vaccination program
Mothers Who Brunch held a pantry party to show us how to make use of our pantry space
Games like 'Duterte knows Kung Fu: Pinoy Crime Fighter' and 'Tsip Bato: Ang Bumangga Giba!' have been taken down from Apple's app store
The maternal and neonatal elimination status is achieved when there is less than one case of the disease per 1,000 live births in every region
From November 24 to 26, Women Who Code Manila will hold its biggest event of the year, designed to boost the confidence women in programming
The song comes out a few days before the release of a new album from the ex-Oasis frontman
(UPDATED) World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes back his decision after the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe sparks outrage
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial maintains that her international trips are all aboveboard
A new study offers interesting insights It also debunks fallacies
The bill also seeks to limit the marketing sale and distribution of the product allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
The cholera outbreak in Yemen has already claimed the lives of at least 1 915 people since April