Quantcast

Latest Global health Stories

Inadequate Sanitation Is The No. 1 Topic On World Toilet Day
2013-11-19 14:50:01

In declaring Nov. 19 “World Toilet Day,” the United Nations has symbolically made Tuesday’s No.1 priority raising awareness of inadequate sanitation for people living around the world.

2013-11-15 10:56:58

Leading researchers and global health organizations today issued a call-to-action to advance a comprehensive research agenda to address the global burden of preterm birth, which has become the leading cause of newborn deaths worldwide.

2013-11-12 23:28:15

The Atlantic Philanthropies Award $5.8 Million to MEDICC to enhance cooperation among the US, Cuban and global health communities working towards better health outcomes and equity.

2013-11-12 12:10:05

Global health advocates today commemorated the fifth annual World Pneumonia Day by calling on global leaders to scale up existing interventions and invest in new diagnostics and treatments to defeat pneumonia.

2013-11-07 23:29:39

San Francisco non-profit Child Family Health International (CFHI) announced it will open educational global health programs in Uganda beginning in 2014. San


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.