UNITED STATES OF AMERICA CONTINUE TO LEAD IN NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES AND DEATHS AS COVID-19 NEARS 10 MILLION GLOBALLY WITH CLOSE TO 500,000 DEATHS

COVID-19 Statistics Globally, as of 3:53pm CEST, 28 June 2020, there have been 9,843,073 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 495,760 deaths, reported to WHO. CONFIRED CASES BY REGIONS OF THE … Read More

Reductions in air pollution showed fast and striking improvement in health-outcomes

Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to findings in “Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction,” new research … Read More

Climate risks to health are growing but prioritized funding lacking to safeguard human health from climate change – WHO

Safeguarding human health from climate change impacts is more urgent than ever, yet most countries are not acting fully on their own plans to achieve this, according to the first … Read More

WHO: New report on the global tobacco epidemic says progress being made in fight against tobacco, but increased action needed to help people quit deadly products

Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective … Read More

Participation in sport can improve children’s learning and skills development, new Barça Foundation and UNICEF report finds

UNICEF/UN0199014/Noorani Children, including girls, play football at LEC centre of Boulaos in the city of Djibouti. Participation in sport improves children’s educational attainment and skills development including empowerment, leadership and … Read More