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The UN's World Health Organization (WHO) describes as a 'potential game-changer' the Ebola case in Goma, a border city with a population of one million which has transport links to other parts of the DRC and beyond
Getting to a world where no one is suffering from hunger by then remains an 'immense challenge,' the report says
Last year, 19.4 million children were 'not fully vaccinated,' the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's agency says in an annual report – up from 18.7 million in 2017 and about 18.5 million the year before
The Alliance of Concerned Transport Organizations is set to hold a transport strike on Monday, July 15
Protests with calls to defend the Philippines' sovereign rights over the West Philippine Sea mark the 3rd anniversary of the Hague ruling
The World Trade Organization rules in favor of the Philippines a third time in its decade-long cigarette export dispute against Thailand
Interpol says among the animals seized were 23 primates, 30 big cats, more than 4,300 birds, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, and close to 10,000 turtles and tortoises
You may decide not to stay long, but the lessons will stay with you forever
The International Organization for Migration says its teams have 'located' and transferred to hospital 'a group of injured migrants who left Tajoura after the attack in the surrounding neighborhood'
The PSC promises that the two key venues will be ready in time for the 2019 SEA Games
Who is Father Richard Mickley, one of the founders of the Pride Movement in the Philippines?
In Zimbabwe, authorities seized soft drinks containing high levels of the active ingredient in drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction
The convention is adopted following tough negotiations among different parties on issues like defining 'vulnerable groups'
The defeat marks the second time Aston Palicte fell short of his bid to become a world champion
Alan Peter Cayetano clears up issues that have beset the Philippine SEA Games organizing committee
Lawmakers have also called for an emergency session with Iraq's ministers of oil, trade, planning and transport to 'prepare to confront the possible dangers'
Aston Palicte has his sights set on the WBO super flyweight belt vacated by fellow countryman Donnie Nietes
At the International Maritime Organization, the Philippines slams a Chinese vessel that sank a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea
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 confirms that Uganda has now recorded 3 cases of Ebola, in the first spread across the country's porous western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo
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
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting called for a 'boycott' of countries that have opened diplomatic missions in Jerusalem
'Senior citizen ka, galing Fairview, pupunta ng PGH. Bababa pa po ba ng Buendia, tapos babalik po, sasakay uli? It's time-consuming,' says transport leader Mar Valbuena
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
Doctors Without Borders calls the watered down resolution 'a welcome first step' but adds it did not go far enough
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
'This is a collective Palestinian position, from President Mahmud Abbas and the PLO Executive Committee to all Palestinian political movements and factions, national figures, private sector and civil society'
The survey says nearly three-quarters of companies that tracked gender diversity in their management reported profit hikes of between 5% and 20%
Advocate Rose Trajano says it is high time for local government units to introduce and promote ordinances that focus on defending human rights
Oil exporting countries are discussing how to stabilize a volatile oil market amid rising US-Iran tensions in the Gulf, which threaten to disrupt global supply
From January to early May this year, North Korea only received 54.4 millimeters of rain or snow, the smallest amount since the same period in 1982, the state-run KCNA says
The number of people living with dementia is expected to explode from approximately 50 million today to 152 million by 2050, the World Health Organization says
The new handbook for journalists says climate change coverage at the local level 'can save lives, formulate plans, change policy and empower people to make informed choices'
The specially designed high-tech drone was fitted with equipment to monitor the kidney along its 5-kilometer journey to its recipient: a 44-year-old woman from Baltimore who had spent 8 years on dialysis before the procedure
'We are anticipating a scenario of continued, intense transmission,' says Michael Ryan, the executive director of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme
President Rodrigo Duterte directs national government agencies to 'prioritize, intensify, and accelerate' programs to help former MILF combatants and their families
Qatar introduced a series of labor reforms since its selection to host the 2022 World Cup, which sets in motion a huge construction program employing foreign workers
The guidelines from the World Health Organization may read to some parents like common-sense practices, including not exposing babies under one-year-old to screens
The World Health Organization counts the Philippines among the top 8 countries with the highest number of new TB cases seen as of 2017
Filipino boxer Johnriel Casimero continues his climb back to the top as he lines himself up for the WBO regular title
The American champion keeps his record spotless as the Englishman decides not to continue fighting because of an accidental low blow
Measles, which is highly contagious, can be entirely prevented through a two-dose vaccine, but the World Health Organization is sounding the alarm over slipping global vaccination rates
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.
Aside from those who have fled, UN spokesman Rheal Leblanc says that 'many families remain stranded inside conflict affected areas,' with safety fears rising and supplies running short
Syed Jaffar Hussain, the World Health Organization representative in Libya, warns an extended conflict and continuing casualties will 'drain the area's limited supplies and further damage health infrastructure'
At the close of talks in Washington, foreign ministers from the 29-nation alliance say in a joint statement that they face 'an unpredictable and challenging security situation' that includes 'a more aggressive Russia'
The UN health agency also stresses significant gender differences in life expectancy worldwide