Some people vaccinate their children simply because it's a requirement for children to attend school or even sporting events, the World Health Organization says highlighting the threat of hesitancy.
Attempts at building nation-states after the end of World War I have done little more than raise the foundations for a vicious cycle of conflicts in former Ottoman Empire territories.
In its latest report, Oxfam highlighted that India's healthcare services are hurting poor and low-income Indians. TRT World visits one of the country's biggest hospitals to find out whether Oxfam's findings translate on the ground.
Caroline Wozniacki who was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease which attacks the joints, before the US Open says she is proud of how she has been so positive through it all.
More than 65 million people have epilepsy worldwide. But many of those are not aware of the risk of a sudden death.
The ongoing war in Yemen has led to thousands of innocent civilians dying. The irony is that the people investigating the crimes, are the same people doing the bombing.
The floodwaters have now largely receded and fewer than 10,000 people remain in temporary camps, down from 1.4 million at the height of the crisis but people face several disease outbreaks.
As the Saudi-led coalition prepares to attack the port of Hudaida, Saudi-backed forces on the ground say they cannot guarantee what would happen to the trapped civilians.
Health officials say they are working hard to get out accurate information about the deadly hemorrhagic fever but face significant mistrust in a part of Africa where many place more faith in clerics in white collars than doctors in white coats.
The new outbreak has infected 11 people including three nurses. Government experts will meet on Thursday to discuss measures to prevent the disease from crossing the border and spread to neighbouring countries.
The new bed net has a special chemical that blocks mosquitoes resistance to insecticides and in a test has proven to cut malaria prevalence by as much as 44 percent.
As the city of Mosul tries to recover from war, doctors are warning of a new catastrophe: infectious and water-borne diseases.
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